Lot 698: Scarce ANS in French, signed "J. P. Sartre," one page, 8.25 x 10.5, no date. A note dashed off to his lover, Michelle Vian. In full (translated): "Here it is my love. Bon voyage to Carol [sic]. I kiss you." In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds. Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope, simply addressed in Sartre's hand, "Michelle." Born in 1948, Carole was the daughter of Michelle and her husband Boris Vian; Sartre and Michelle Vian began their relationship in 1949, and would eventually destroy Vian's marriage.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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