JEAN P. SARTRE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 10/15/1956 - HFSID 15366
Sale Price $1,020.00
JOHN PAUL SARTRE. Rare inscribed signature: "To Lionel Aucoin/from/J.P. Sartre/the 15th Oct 1956/Paris" in French, 1p, 5¼x8½. On stationery of "Les Temps Modernes" ("Modern Times"), Paris. Fine condition. Accompanied by an ALS: "G. Sorbels" in French, 1p, 5¼x8½, on same stationery. In full: "Mr. Jean Paul Sartre asks me to send you the autograph you have requested. Will you believe Dear Sir in my very distinguished salutations." Fine condition. "Les Temps Modernes" was a monthly revue that Sartre and writer Simone de Beauvoir had founded in 1945. In November 1956, Sartre began publishing his three-part series on Stalin, Le Fantôme de Stalin (The Ghost of Stalin). Sartre, whose foundation for many of his writings was existentialism, won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature for his philosophical works but he declined the award. Sartre is rare in any form. Two items.Framed in Gallery of History style: 27¼x20½.
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