Lot n° 108
250 - 300 EUR
Remy de GOURMONT (1858-1915). Signed autograph... - Lot 108 - Ader
Remy de GOURMONT (1858-1915). Signed autograph manuscript, Epilogues, ; 6 pages and a quarter small in-4, and 10 pages and a half in-8, with some erasures and corrections. Two chronicles for the Mercure de France. * [May 1900], in 3 parts: La Porte Binet (on the architecture that triumphed at the World's Fair and especially on the Porte Binet with its "scaled pot, pan, diving style"...); La Boite du Ciel (on the prohibitive rates and delays in the delivery of mail by the Post Office); and A new Don Quixote (on the "for nothing" victory won by Colonel Douglas in the Boer War). * September 1900], in 4 parts: On some anarchist, socialist or pietist thinkers (on Jean Jaurès who "always seems to be rolling a coconut bead through his fingers" and on the nonsense emitted by socialist thinkers, especially about a possible natural paradise...).), The two regicides (about the assassins of the Shah of Iran and the King of Italy), The Sultan of Sokoto (in Sokoto as in China, the presence of missionaries is refused...), Literary property (reflections on copyright and on the commercial value of literary works, citing the examples of Stendhal, Balzac and Goethe)....
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