Lot 482: Metternich, Klemens Von



2015-09-16 14:07:25

Lot 482: Metternich Klemens Von: (1773-1859) Prince Of Metternich. State Chancellor Of The Austrian Empire 1821-48. A Good L.S., Metternich, One Page, Folio, Vienna, 31St December 1857, To Sir Charles Napier, In French. Metternich Announces 'To Perpetuate The Memory Of The First Traditional Celebration Of The Foundation Of The Military Order Of Marie Therese, I Have Made, In My Capacity As Chancellor, A Historic Publication About This Order, Which Their Imperial Majesty And Royal Apostle, My August Sovereign, Has Deigned To Accept The Dedication' And Further Remarks That, Having Just Completed The Work, He Is Sending Napier, As A Member Of The Order, A Luxury Example Of The Work In Four Volumes (No Longer Present) And Hopes That They Will Be Accepted 'As A Souvenir Of The Brilliant Part That You Were Personally Called To Play In The Glorious Success Of The Naval Forces United At The Time For The Defence Of The Common Cause'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Extremely Minor, Very Light Age Wear, Vg Charles Napier (1786-1860) British Admiral Who Served In, Amongst Others, The Napoleonic Wars And The Crimean War.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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