Lot n° 120
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LAMARTINE Alphonse de (1790-1869).
27 letters and documents, 1832-1844.
Interesting file on Lamartine's first trip to the Orient in 1832.
Letters, agreements and accounts with the Fraissinet company, Captain Blanc and the shipowner Bruno Rostand, of Marseille, for the crossing (with autograph notes and P.S. from Lamartine, 1832-1844).
Passport. Large folding drawing of Mme de Lamartine on board the Alceste, representing the coast of Sardinia in the roadstead of Palma (July 17, 1832). Purchase of an Arabian horse in Damascus (March 27, 1833); market for carriages in Constantinople.
Autograph manuscript of LAMARTINE on a project of concession in the plain of Tyre in Syria (1833, 14 p. in-fol.).
Various letters from admirers (Marseille and Latakia 1835), including one from Charles Lewis MERYON concerning Lady Stanhope (with autogr. minute of Lamartine's answer); and a press clipping concerning a poem by Lamartine published in the Sémaphore de Marseille.
Exhibition: Lamartine, le poète et l'homme d'État (Bibliothèque
Nationale, 1969, nos. 233 and 238.
Provenance: archives of Saint-Point
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