Lot 707: Sicard Roch-Ambroise Cucurron



2015-07-10 15:43:16

Lot 707: Sicard Roch-Ambroise Cucurron: (1742-1822) French Abbe And Instructor Of The Deaf. A.L.S., L'Abbe Sicard, Two Pages, 4To, Paris, N.D. (C.1810), To Monsieur Tourlet, On The Printed Stationery Of The Director General Of The Royal Institute Of The Deaf-Mute From Birth, In French. Sicard Writes, In Part, 'I Like To Think Back To All The Good Services That You Have Rendered Me So Often By Publishing Articles In The Papers. Would You Be So Kind As To Extend That Same Favour By Announcing That A Treatise Just Won A Prize Offered By The Royal Academy Of Sciences Which Is Honoured To Count You Among Its Members. The Author Is One Of My Young Friends Whose Instruction I Directed And Who Gives Me Every Day Occasion To Rejoice In My Efforts And Who Realises All The Hopes He Gave Rise To. You Gave A Favourable Account Of His Essay About The Deaf-Mute And Natural Language; I Hope You Will Have Good Reason To Be Happy Reading This Treatise Which I Recommend'. Some Slight Traces Of Former Mounting To The Right Edge Of The Verso, Not Affecting The Text Or Signature, Otherwise Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £200 - 300
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