Lot 795: Andersen, Hans Christian



2015-09-16 14:11:27

Lot 795: Andersen Hans Christian: (1805-1875) Danish Author & Poet. Autograph Envelope Signed ('H. C. Andersen', In Danish), The Pale Blue Envelope Addressed In His Hand To Helene Balling, The Wife Of Jonathan Balling, In Copenhagen. Signed In The Lower Left Corner. Post Marked To The Verso And Dated 12Th June 1859. Some Small Areas Of Discoloration, Only Very Slightly Affecting The Text And Not The Signature. G. Jonathan Balling (1773-1829) Danish Warehouse Administrator At The Greenland Trade Department And An Early Benefactor Of Andersen. The Two Men Would Dine Together On A Regular Basis On Saturdays. Balling Was Married To Helene Naeboe (1799-1893) With Whom Andersen Also Corresponded. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £250-350
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