Lot 849: Kataev Valentin



2015-09-16 14:11:35

Lot 849: Kataev Valentin: (1897-1986) Russian Novelist And Playwright. A Distinguished Soviet Writer. Credited With Suggesting The Idea For The Twelve Chairs To His Brother Yevgeni Petrov Who Dedicated The Work To Him. Bold Blue Ink Signature, Valentin Kataev, In Cyrillic, To The Verso Of A Postcard, Moscow, 14Th December 1976. The Postcard, Showing To The Front The City Of Capri, Is Addressed To Academic Writer Roland Sensini. Accompanied By The Original Envelope, Stamped In Moscow, With Nine Lines Of Holograph Address In His Hand. Vg Yevgeni Petrov (1903-1942) Soviet Writer, Brother Of Valentin Kataev, Known For His Collaboration With Ilya Ilf As Ilf And Petrov. Killed At The Early Age Of 38 In A Plane Crash While Returning As War Correspondent From Besieged Sevastopol. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £80-100
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