01 November 2016, 13:30 EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 267: ZOLA, ÉMILE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Z," to "My dear colleague," in French,(14 views)
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Description: ZOLA WRITES DURING ENGLISH EXILE IN MONTHS FOLLOWING "J'ACCUSE...!" ZOLA, ÉMILE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Z," to "My dear colleague," in French, reporting his travel plans and arranging a meeting. 1 page, 8vo; faint even toning, horizontal fold. Np, 1 October 1898
"It is absolutely decided that we will leave Summerfields Monday the 10th, before noon. Notify, therefore, the rental agent that he shouldn't count on us for more.
"I do believe that it is Tuesday morning that you will have to bring me [Zola's publisher's wife, Marguerite?] Charpentier. In that case, you would have a dispatch Monday."