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GONCOURT Edmond & Jules de
Journal des Goncourt Mémoires de la vie littéraire EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE
Paris: Charpentier & Cie, 1887. Fine. Charpentier & Cie, Paris 1887-1896, 12x19cm, 9 volumes reliés reliés. - Edition on paper for each of the current volumes. Binders bradel the full percaline cherry, smooth back adorned with a golden central floral pattern, dates and double gilt in tails, marine parts as shagreen, preserved covers, binders then signed by Durvand. Precious autograph signed by Edmond de Goncourt, on each volume, the Napoleonic historian Frederic Masson, cousin by marriage of the Goncourt brothers. Republican and fascinated by the revolution in his younger years, he became a Bonapartist militant after the defeat of 1870. In 1874, Edmond de Goncourt witnessed his marriage to Marguerite Cottin, daughter of Augustus Cottin which will open the doors of archives the imperial family. Historian and collector, he was elected to the French Academy June 18, 1903. Their correspondence published in Cahiers Jules and Edmond de Goncourt illuminates the nature of their relationship. Edmond advises the young man and guides to the literature. Frédéric Masson, bibliophile warned, information on Edmond library, responds to requests for information by the Goncourt brothers and participates in the preparation of the historical works of Edmond as well as the enrichment of its editions. Goncourt described in 1870 in Volume IV of the Journal, the young Frédéric Masson 23 years old. "Tonight, I met the young Frédéric Masson, buried in his overcoat mobile He who dated his letters m 'wrote the college of Brumaire and messidor Republican calendar, I find it very sober of the republic … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]
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