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Lafayette, Marquis de (1757-1834) Autograph Letter Signed, La Grange, 18 September 1811.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Lafayette, Marquis de (1757-1834) Autograph Letter Signed, La Grange, 18 September 1811. Laid folio-format bifolium inscribed over the top half of one sheet to French Minster of the Interior (1809-1814), Jean-Pierre Bachasson, Count of Montalivet (1766-1823), addressed on conjugate bifolium verso, blind-stamped postage cancel, docketed at top of letter, old sealing wax and tear from original opening, 10 x 8 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Jean-Pierre Bachasson, Bifolium, Book publishing, Folio, Paper, Printing, Publishing, Sealing

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