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Handwritten letter from Alexandre Dumas, father (1850s)

Handwritten letter from Alexandre Dumas, father (1850s)

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Alexandre Dumas Sr., the author of the "Count De Monte Cristo", and the "Three Musketeers", writes a letter in Old French.

Small letter written and signed by Alexandre Dumas (father). One page. In Old French. 9.8 cm x 10.2 cm. France, undated (around 1850). Excellent condition. Single piece.

My dear, I was hoping to see you, so I didn't answer you (...).

The calligraphy and old French do not allow to transcribe precisely what Alexandre Dumas wrote. However, we can deduce that he writes to a friend, perhaps a writer too, since he talks about his lack of time and his "daily consumption", probably of books, as Dumas loved to read.

Alexandre Dumas (father, 1802 - 1870), French writer, began publishing in magazines and also writing some plays. Later, already famous, he dedicated himself to the elaboration of historical chronicles and novels, always with a lot of adventure and battles, finding immense success with the French and European public. His best-known works in Brazil are "the Count of Monte Cristo" and "the Three Musketeers". His son, Alexandre Dumas (son), was also a writer.

"The Three Musketeers" is a historical novel released in 1844. The first part of a trilogy, it tells the adventures of the three friends Athos, Porthos and Aramis during the reigns of Kings Louis XIII and Louis XIV and the Regency that was established in France between the two governments.

As he wrote two of the most popular works in France, Alexandre Dumas' papers are highly prized by French collectors. This note, with Dumas's typical handwriting and signature, is a very interesting piece.

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