Register of visits. Days of the year 1894-98,... - Lot 171 - Astrid Guillon Maison de ventes aux enchères

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Register of visits. Days of the year 1894-98,... - Lot 171 - Astrid Guillon Maison de ventes aux enchères
Register of visits. Days of the year 1894-98, January 22 and 27, 1897; June 23-26, 1895, June 25, 1896, and June 24-25, 1897 [commemorating the assassination of President Carnot]. In-folio. 58 pp. uncensored brown cloth. Enriched with the register of visits on the occasion of the death of Claire Jeanne Marie Grace CARNOT, née DUPONT DE SAVIGNAT (October 10, 1816-January 27, 1897), mother of President Sadi Carnot, register deposited at the home of Mme H. Carnot, 122 rue La Boëtie, January 1897. 14 pp. in sheets. The register of the visits carries many signatures which we cannot all quote; they are from the world of arts and letters (Ambroise Thomas, Raoul Verlet, Puvis de Chavannes, Glaize, Bouguereau, Jules Clarétie, Joseph Imbs, Edmond About, Bertol-Franvil, Léon Bonnat, Madame Hugo and Madame Lockroy, de Vogüe), politics (Léon Bourgeois, Léon Say, Fallières, Falguière, Poincaré, Hugues Le Roux, Flandin, Louis Barthou, Emile and Paul Deschanel, Casimir-Perier, Hanotaux) of the nobility, diplomacy and army (Marquis de Paris, Countess de Maigret, Denfert-Rochereau, general and former American minister Mérédith Reads, General Saussier, Lefèvre-Pontalis, General de Vaulgrenant, Pierre de Coubertin, Admiral Besnard, General Billot, Darlan), finance (Eugène and Gustave Péreire, Baron and Baroness Alphonse de Rothschild), Justice, etc. With, on 2 pages and 2 columns, the register of the cards and mails received where one finds pell-mell Charavay, Hetzel, de Hérédia, general de Boisdeffre, Deschanel, Henri Rousseau, general de Négrier, Denfert-Rochereau, Benjamin-Constant, Delcassé, Waldeck-Rousseau, Camille Doucet, Prince Roland Bonaparte, etc. The register of condolences of President Carnot's mother also presents numerous personalities (Camile Sée, Paul Laffitte, Deschanel family, Gaston David, Louis Barthou, Maurice Ordinaire, Pierre-Paul David d'Angers, F. A. Heller, Germain Bapst, Godefroy-Cavaignac, etc.). Unique documents, particularly intimate and moving.
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