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Price Realized: $2,375 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2461 Lot 142
BIZET, GEORGES. Autograph Letter Signed, to "dear Lefebvre," in French, offering consolation after a grave misfortune. 1 page, 8vo, with integral blank; moderate uneven toning, remnants of prior mounting at upper edge verso, short closed tear at upper edge, folds. Np, nd
Estimate $800 - 1,200
". . . We hardly know each other, but the very keen sympathy that you inspire in me makes me hope that you will welcome . . . [what] I just offered you today.
"There's nothing to say . . . .
"There's only sympathizing with you . . . . It's this that I know, my dear Lefebvre, and with all my heart."
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,375