LECONTE DE LISLE Charles (1818-1894)

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LECONTE DE LISLE Charles (1818-1894)
Collection of 26 autograph letters or pieces by Leconte de Lisle and 15 letters or pieces addressed to him or concerning him, all mounted on tabs and bound in one volume in folio, half-maroon garnet with corners, spine with nerves (Canape). Beautiful and interesting set. Manuscripts and autograph pieces of Leconte de Lisle. - 3 autograph poems signed: Symphony: "O chevrier! This wood is dear to the Piérides"... ; To the Dead: "After the apotheosis, after the gemonias"... ; "La Verandah: "To the tinkling of water in the red porphyres"... -Proofs corrected (by another hand) with "Bon à tirer" a.s. de Leconte de Lisle, of 5 poems: Le Vase, La Mort du soleil, Les Roses d'Ispahan, Le Parfum imperissable, La Maya. - 5 autograph pieces: translation by Miss Leconte de Lisle of a sonnet by John Payne, distribution of the Erinnyes, historical and critical note on Euripides, note on a collection of verses, list of French academicians in 1894 16 letters, most of them L.A.S., from LECONTE DE LISLE, 1858- 1891. 22 March 1858, [to POULET-MALASSIS]. July 27, 1871, to the English poet John PAYNE (to Mallarmé). April 19, 1862, to one of the authors of the Parisian Pantheon, thanking for an article by Melvil. 10 May 1886, to Robert de MONTESQUIOU. December 14, 1891, [to Sarah BERNHARDT], concerning a poetic evening. 1884- 1889, 10 letters and notes to E. VALLÉ, printer for the publisher Lemerre: corrections for Poèmes antiques, Poèmes barbares, for his translation of Euripides' works, etc. Letters to Leconte de Lisle (2 to his wife). Victor HUGO (3), compliments, 10 and 25 March, and 29 November. Judith GAUTIER (to Mrs. Leconte de Lisle). Catulle MENDÈS. Jules CLARETIE, 12 October 1887. Théodore de BANVILLE; and Élisabeth de Banville (to Madame). André de GUERNE (E. Vallée, 1898). Pierre LOUŸS : autograph copy of the poem Soleils ! Poussière d'or... de Leconte de Lisle, published in La Conque. (30 verses on 2 pages in-4) ; and copy of the same poem by André de GUERNE. 3 old photographs of the house where Leconte de Lisle was born on Reunion Island. An L.A.S. by Henry BATAILLE is attached in Porel, and an L.A.S. by Raymond POINCARED in Et. Lamy on the forthcoming academic elections of Clemenceau and Marshal Foch (1918).
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