Alexandre Dumas (pere) Autograph

SKU: 8008273


Autograph letter signed, one page, 7,25 x 9,5 inch, Paris, 11.01.1866, in French, to Messrs. Lassalle and Meulan - concerning a payment for the 3rd Spanish volume of `The Count of Monte Cristo`*, written and signed in black ink "Alex Dumas", attractively mounted (removable) for display with a photograph, shows Alexandre Dumas (pere) in a half length portrait (altogether 16,5 x 11,75 inch), with a intersecting letter folds, a few pinholes to the lower corners and very mild signs of wear - in fine condition.

"Chers messieurs,
Soyez assez bons pour remettre à M. Dercheux dont la quittance vaudra la mienne les Deux cent cinquante francs que vous avez à me donner pour le 3e volume espagnol du Cte de Mont [Monte Cristo]. La quittance vaudra la mienne.
   Paris le 11 janvier 1866
   Alex Dumas"

"Dear sirs,
Be kind enough to hand over to M. Dercheux, whose receipt will be worth mine, the two hundred and fifty francs that you have to give me for the 3rd Spanish volume of Le Cte ​​de Mont [Monte Cristo]. The receipt will be mine.
   Paris January 11, 1866
   Alex Dumas"

Autograph apostille signed at the bottom of the page by M. Dercheux:
`Pour acquis de la somme de deux cent cinquante francs, pour Monsieur Alexandre Dumas [...] Dercheux` (translated: `For acquisition of the sum of two hundred and fifty francs, for Monsieur Alexandre Dumas [...] Dercheux`)

* The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel written by French author Alexandre Dumas (père) completed in 1844. It is one of the author's most popular works - it was translated into Spanish in 1846 and this translation soon saw new editions.

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

Year of Birth: 1802

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