The 19th century - 83 books and documents

A few rare "little romantics" rub shoulders with the greatest:

  • Emile Zolarepresented by a fine group offirst editions including several consignments to Édouard Béliard impressionist painter and close friend of the author, who inspired the character of Gagnière in The Work.
  • George Sand, of which we present a beautiful correspondence with a childhood friend, works in Belgian pre-production and its round brooch with bronze decoration
  • Alphonse Daudetthrough a moving manuscript and books from his library
  • Jules Janinwith The dead donkey or the guillotined womanfor which we are proposing theonly copy on Chine, the author's copyin a superb binding by Koehler
  • .The Bourbon-Orléans familyThe exhibition is represented by a set of items from the archives of the royalist activist Tristan Lambert, including a fine signed watercolour, a physiognomy and 27 period photographic prints, most of them signed

But also Hugo, Lamartine, Barbey d'Aurevilly, Dumas, Tolstoï, Verlaine, Verne...

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