[LEMONNIER CAMILLE MANUSCRITS & AUTOGRAPHS]... - Lot 347 - Morel de Westgaver

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[LEMONNIER CAMILLE MANUSCRITS & AUTOGRAPHS]... - Lot 347 - Morel de Westgaver
[LEMONNIER CAMILLE MANUSCRITS & AUTOGRAPHS] Flora SPILLEUX - "Camille Lemonnier. 24.III.1844. Ixelles. 13.VI.1913". [Brussels, after 1950]. Album in-12 oblong, 14 handwritten and typed ff. with 4 doc. including 3 autographs in paper pocket (1 empty pocket, postage stamps cut out). Grey half cloth with brown percaline corners, marbled paper boards, mute spine with visible stitching (Contemporary binding). Charming souvenir album from a young admirer, a student at the Ecole Normale de Bruxelles, who collected various documents on the writer and his daughter Marie, who is behind the museum founded in the family home in Ixelles. Includes: 3 letters and autogr. cards signed by Marie Lemonnier, 1 death announcement from C. Lemonnier (with their envelopes addressed to F. Spilleux), 1 handwritten title illustrated with an oval portrait of the writer drawn in pen and Indian ink, 2 pp. with press excerpts (obituaries of Camille and Marie Lemonnier) pasted in full and decorated with sepia drawings enhanced with watercolor, approx. 20 pp. handwritten and typed with excerpts from texts by and about C. Lemonnier, a bibliography and a lecture given by F. Spilleux in 1905 at the École normale where she was a student.
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