Octave Aubry two Autographed Letters Signed (ALS)
Date Published: 1927 & 1937
Binding: No binding
Octave Aubry was a historian and senior French civil servant, studied in Paris with the great historians of the time. After having spent a long time in England and Spain, he returned to France and published a collection of verses as well as an essay, to then devote himself to his true passion: history. In addition to several historical novels, including Louis XVII, Bonaparte and Joséphine, Le roi perdu, Aubry wrote scholarly works devoted to the great figures of the 19th century, with a predilection for the Napoleonic epic: Napoleon III, Empress Eugenie, A History of the Second Empire . To write his Voyage to Saint Helena, he stays on the island for several weeks. Elected to the French Academy in 1946, Octave Aubry died before being officially received there.
• ALS addressed Madame, 24 May 1927. Letter written in French re Le Roi perdu retrouvé: Louis XVII (1924).
• ALS addressed Cher Monsieur, 5 August 1937, thanking his correspondent for his appreciation of the Journal de Sainte Hélène and for his offer of the Journal of Gorgeard, mentions the Journal de Marchand and the Journal of Bertrand.
On consignment with LDRB.
Very Good. Item #8883