May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 387

Price Realized: $ 4,420
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
MONTESQUIEU, CHARLES DE SECONDAT. Autograph Letter Signed, "Montesquieu," to the Marquis de Palarin, in French, elaborately expressing esteem for him and, in a postscript, for his wife as well. 2 pages, small 4to, with integral address leaf; faint dampstaining at upper edge, folds, remnants of wax seal on address panel. Np, 9 October 1748

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". . . I would wish to be . . . giving proof of how grateful I am for the generous solicitude that you have been willing to extend to me at a time when only your beneficent character could guide you to favor me . . . ."