Lot 694: Boldly penned ANS in French on the front of Zola's personal calling card imprinted with his name and address, 3.75 x 2.25, no date but circa 1900. In full (translated): "With my many thanks for kindly sending me The Czar and the King which I receive with great interest." In fine condition, with trivial mounting remnants to reverse. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in another hand to Monsieur Westphal and postmarked 1900 on the reverse. The Czar and the King was a book by Jules Cornely published in Paris in 1884, and mentions Zola.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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