• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 198

    ZOLA, Emile 1840-1902). Inscribed calling card, to an unidentified person, unsigned, n.d. 1 page, oblong calling card (2½ x 4in.).

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    ZOLA, Emile 1840-1902). Inscribed calling card, to an unidentified person, unsigned, n.d. 1 page, oblong calling card (2½ x 4in.).

    A NOTE OF CONDOLENCE FROM THE GREAT AUTHOR AND CHAMPION OF DREYFUS, written across the top of his calling card: "Avec mis recuillements et l'expression de ma sympathie" (with my deep regards and sympathy). Zola's name is printed in script at the center of the card, and his address at Rue de Bruxelles, 21bis appears at the lower left corner.


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