4 pages, 4to, including on the 3rd page a pen and ink sketch depicting an elongated M. de Noailles followed by a tiny Proust and Lucien as an insect hovering above (slightly worn in folds, tiny purple ink stain on 1st page)." /> PROUST, Marcel. Unpublished autograph letter signed to Lucien Daudet ('Mon rat chéri'), <I>n.p. [Paris], n.d. [1902?]</I>, having received his correspondent's letter on returning from an escapade ('apres mon "equipée" '), and thankful to be back as he had not taken his nightshirt; discussing the arrangements for his visit to Pray, and since he cannot rise early preferring to take an evening train, 'Je veux dire prendre votre train de 7 heures, venir coucher à Pray (ou à Tours?) de façon d'avoir ma journée "franche" à Pray. Alors à quelle heure prévenir? Où descendre. Expliquez-moi un peu mon rat'; adding that Constantin [de Brancovan] also wishes to come, which is preferable to Lucien's attention being divided between himself and Monsieur de Noailles, <I>4 pages, 4to</I>, including on the 3rd page a pen and ink sketch depicting an elongated M. de Noailles followed by a tiny Proust and Lucien as an insect hovering above (slightly worn in folds, tiny purple ink stain on 1st page). | Christie's