LOUŸS PIERRE (1870-1925) - RÉGNIER MARIE DE (1875-1963)

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LOUŸS PIERRE (1870-1925) - RÉGNIER MARIE DE (1875-1963)
Collection of letters, autograph manuscripts and photographs. 1899-1916, 58 sheets of various sizes pencil and violet ink on paper, white half vellum with corners, smooth spine. This unique set of letters by Pierre Louÿs and Marie de Régnier, to which are attached photographs taken by Pierre Louÿs, was collected by an amateur in the inter-war period. Autograph poems by Pierre Louÿs in pencil or purple ink, fragments of texts, a letter to Georges Louÿs, his half-brother and actually his father, letters from Marie de Régnier (daughter of José Maria de Heredia and wife of Henri de Régnier) addressed to Pierre Louÿs. In some of her letters, she mentions the Tiger, the son she had with Pierre Louÿs. Numerous original photographs of Marie de Régnier taken most of the time by Pierre Louÿs, some of them show her naked, as well as poems and an original pencil drawing of her. Beautiful set illustrating the love relationship between Pierre Louÿs and Marie de Régnier.
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