Alexandre Dumas (pere) Autograph

SKU: 8010490

Sale priceSFr.495,00


Autograph note signed, one page, 5 x 7,25 inch, in French, to "mon cher ami", written and signed in black ink "Al. Dumas", attractively mounted (removable) for display with a photograph, shows Alexandre Dumas (pere) in a half length portrait (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), with mild signs of wear - in fine to very fine condition.

"Lui, toujours un mon cher ami
afin qu`il n`y ait pas de tem[p]s perdu
  A vous - Al. Dumas"

"He, always my dear friend
so that no time is lost to you
   Yours - Al. Dumas"

Further Information on the person

(1802-1870) French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure.

Year of Birth: 1802

Biography (AI generated)

Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie on July 24, 1802, was a French writer known for his historical novels such as "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "The Three Musketeers."

Dumas was born in Villers-Cotterêts, France, to a father who was a general in Napoleon's army and a mother who was a former slave from Santo Domingo.

At a young age, Dumas showed a talent for writing and storytelling, which led him to pursue a career as a playwright and novelist.

His most famous works were published in the early to mid-19th century and have since become classics of French literature.

Despite facing discrimination due to his mixed-race heritage, Dumas rose to prominence as one of France's most celebrated authors.

His novels have been adapted into numerous films, television series, and stage plays, solidifying his legacy as a master storyteller.

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