Lot n° 196
3000 - 3500
Result with fees
: 3 900EUR
TRISTAN L'HERMITE François
L'HERMITTE, dit (1601-1655) poet, playwright and novelist.
P.S. "FLhermitte", May 15, 1621; oblong vellum in-4.
Extremely rare receipt, the only known piece in private hands (it is the only piece reproduced and quoted by Raoul Bonnet in his Isographie de l'Académie française, pp. 174-175).
"Tristan Lhermite, gentleman of the house of the King" acknowledges having received from the treasurer of the Savings, Raymond Phelypeaux sieur de Herbault, the sum of 300 livres "of which it has pleased his Mate to make him a gift in consideration of his services and to give him moien to continue"...
Provenance : Edgar Gourio de REFUGE collection (23-24 December 1902, n° 35), then
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