4 pages, 8vo, and continuing [on a separate leaf] with an autograph pastiche entitled 'copié d'un vieil Evénement' describing a remarkable costumed dinner given by 'Me Back de Surany dans son coquet appartement du boulevard Voltaire', and in a postscript admonishing Lucien against always saying that he has met people through Proust, with a list of names of which this is not true, 1¼ pages, 8vo (integral leaf torn away; together 5¼ pages, 8vo). " /> PROUST, Marcel. Unpublished autograph letter signed to Lucien Daudet ('Cher Lucien'), <I>n.p. [Paris], n.d. [1897?]</I>, acknowledging his wonderful letter and clearing up a misunderstanding about M. Verde Delisle, who probably neither knows nor cares if they know each other; saying that he never pretends to know people better than they do themselves, and 'je sais que vous n'aimez pas être "expliqué" ', and he will think of Lucien as in certain matters inexplicable; continuing that he has praised his letters to the Princesse de Chimay who had seen others and found them delightful, and gossiping about various acquaintances including the Princess Jeanne [de Sagan] who has lists of her guests published each week; <I>4 pages, 8vo</I>, and continuing [on a separate leaf] with an autograph pastiche entitled 'copié d'un vieil <I>Evénement</I>' describing a remarkable costumed dinner given by 'M<SUP>e</SUP> Back de Surany dans son coquet appartement du boulevard Voltaire', and in a postscript admonishing Lucien against always saying that he has met people through Proust, with a list of names of which this is not true, <I>1¼ pages, 8vo</I> (integral leaf torn away; <I>together 5¼ pages, 8vo</I>). | Christie's