Lot 825: [France]



2015-09-16 14:11:32

Lot 825: [France]: Selection Of Autograph Statements Signed By A Variety Of Famous French Writers And Artists, Each One Page, Folio, Various Places And Dates, Including, Franc-Nohain (1872-1934) Librettist And Poet, Best Known For His Libretto For Maurice Ravel ?S Opera L ?Heure Espagnole; Bernard Naudin (1876-1946) Writer; Denys Puech (1854-1942) Sculptor; Gaston De Pawlowski (1874-1933) Writer; Charles Maurras (1868-1952) Author, Poet, And Critic, Leader And Principal Thinker Of Action Française. Maurra ?S Ideas Greatly Influenced National Catholicism And "Integral Nationalism"; Pierre Mac Orlan (1882-1970) Novelist And Songwriter; Paul Morand (1888-1976) Author Stating, In Full, 'Peace Is One Of The Most Happy Modern Inventions'; Gustave Kahn Metz (1859-1936) Symbolist Poet And Art Critic. He Claimed To Have Invented The Term "Free Verse"; Pierre-Paul (1878-1973) Painter And Sculptor; Georges Adolphe Hüe (1858-1948) Composer Of Classical Music; Albert Guillaume (1873-1942) Painter And Caricaturist, Stating, 'I Suggest To Unbaptize The War Ministry And To Call It From Now On The Minister Of Peace'; Paul Géraldy (1885-1983) Poet And Playwright; Gustave Guiches (1860-1935) Novelist And Playwright; Fernand Gregh (1873-1960) Critic And Poet; Eugène Figuière (1882-1944) Poet And Witer; Edmond Fleg (1874-1963) Writer And Novelist, Pierre Frondaie (1884-1948) Poet, Novelist, And Playwright; Léon Eugène Frapié (1863-1949) Novelist; Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931) Impressionist Painter And Lithographer; Maurice De Féraudy (1859-1932) Songwriter And Actor; Paul Féval (1860-1933) Adventurer & Novelist; Auguste Dorchain (1857-1930) Writer And Poet; Maurice Dekobra (1885-1973) French Writer, A Subversive Writer In The 20S And 30S, Who Became One Of The Best-Known French Writers Between The First And The Second World Wars. Stating, In Full, 'Woolfs Do Not Eat Each Other, So Says The Nations Wisdom. Men, More Cruel Than Woolfs, Kill Their Fellow…When Will Mankind Get The Woolf'S Wisdom?'; Maurice Constantin-Weyer (1881-1964) Writer, States In Full 'Long Life To Peace!.. Yes, But Take Care With War!'; Guy Chantepleure (1870-1951) Writer; Georges Courteline (1858-1929) Dramatist And Novelist; Leonetto Cappiello (1875-1942) Italian And French Poster Art Designer; Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Sculptor, Sainter, And Teacher; Binet-Valmer (1875-1940) Novelist And Journalist; Dominique Bonnaud (1864-1943) Poet; René Benjamin (1985-1948) Writer And Journalist; Etc.. Generally Vg, 33 The Statements Were Prepared For Publication In The Pax Mundi Book; An Anthology Of Sentiments On Peace Published In Switzerland By The World League For Peace. Between 1925 And 1932 Many Notable Persons From Around The World Were Asked To Comment On The Prospects Of World Peace And The Volume Included Contributions From Marie Curie, Guglielmo Marconi, Albert Einstein, Rabindranath Tagore And Many Others. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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