Lot 15: Honoré de BALZAC (1799-1850)

Piasa

December 11, 2012, 2:00 PM CET
Paris, France
1 saved

More About this Item


Description: Honoré de BALZAC (1799-1850). L.A.S., [avril-mai 1832 ?], à Charles Nodier, à l'Arsenal ; 1 page in-8, adresse au verso avec cachet cire rouge aux armes (un peu brisé) ; montée dans une chemise en daim gris estampé façon crocodile, emboitage daim gris avec titre sur le plat sup. (Florent Rousseau).
EXTRAORDINAIRE LETTRE INEDITE DANS LA LANGUE RABELAISIENNE DES CONTES DROLATIQUES ; elle est probablement contemporaine de la parution du premier dixain des Cent Contes drolatiques, chez Gosselin, en avril 1832.
" Si vous vouliez pantagruéliser ung petit et faire ung bon tronson de chière lie, vous ne regarderiez pas à l'incongruité d'une invitation faicte la veille pour le lendemain et viendriez rue de Cassini, n° 1 demain vers complies, id est à six heures disner avecque Rabou, J. Janin, Henri Monnier grand abstracteur de rires et joyeusetez et nous narguerions le mauvais tems. - Vostre acceptation me ferait faire une croix à ma solive, une coche à mon lit et mieux que cela me donnerait un bon souvenir dedans ma pauvre vie d'artiste ". Il le prie de répondre pour " asseoir mon disner drolatique et mes plats filosoficalement bons, moult sophistiqués et ce bon vin de Touraine dont une fois je vous regalai chez le compère Ladvocat ". Il termine par des " complimens grandement admiratifs "…



Request more information
Accepted forms of payment: COD (cash on delivery), Personal Check, Wire Transfer
Shipping: Potential purchasers are invited to examine and assess the condition of items they may wish to buy before the auction, notably during the pre-sale viewing.
PIASA is happy to provide condition reports for individual lots upon request. No claims will therefore be entertained after the fall of the hammer.

1
BULKY ITEMS (furniture, pictures & objects)
purchased at auction, and not collected from the saleroom by 10am the day after the sale, will be stored in Basement Level 3 at the Hôtel Drouot, and can be collected at the following times: Monday - Friday: 1pm - 5:30pm and Saturday: 8am -10 am
warehouse :
6 bis, rue Rossini 75009 Paris - Tel. : +33 (0)1 48 00 20 56
The bordereau (bidding slip), indicating proof of payment, must be presented when property is collected. Storage costs are due at the current rate.

2
SMALL ITEMS purchased at auction and not collected after the sale will be transported to the PIASA offices and kept free of charge for a fortnight.
Thereafter the purchaser will be charged storage costs at the rate of € 3 + tax, per day and per lot.

3
INSURANCE
At the fall of the hammer the title of property shall be transferred to the purchaser, who assumes immediate responsibility for insurance. Uncollected property will be stored at the buyer's risk and expense.
PIASA declines liability for lots placed in storage.

Cartes et Manuscrits

by
Piasa
December 11, 2012, 2:00 PM CET

Paris, France

Buyer's Premium
€1 - 15,000: 23.0%
€15,001 - 600,000: 20.0%
€600,001+: 12.0%
From: To: Increment:
€0 €299 €10
€300 €499 €20
€500 €999 €50
€1,000 €4,999 €100
€5,000 €9,999 €200
€10,000 €29,999 €1,000
€30,000 €49,999 €2,000
€50,000 €99,999 €5,000
€100,000+ €10,000
Buyer's premium: Purchasers will not pay in addition an Internet fee at 3%, The Internet fee is including in the global Premium.
Please note that the 3% of Internet fee is included in our premium. There are no additional Internet charges.

Internet Bidder will pay the same Premium as in the auctionroom.
27.508 % inc. tax, up to 15 000 € (23 % + VAT 19.6 %)
23.92 % inc. tax, from 15 001 € to 600 000 € (20 % + VAT 19.6 %)
14.352 % inc. tax, above 600 000 € (12 % + VAT 19.6 %)
For books :
24.61 % inc. tax, up to 15 000 € (23 % + VAT 7 %)
21.40 % inc. tax, from 15 001 € to 600 000 € (20 % + VAT 7 %)
12.84 % inc. tax, above 600 000 € (12 % + VAT 7 %)
For wines :
21.528 % inc. tax (18 % + VAT 19.6 %)

Lots preceded by the symbol ƒ are subject to an additional premium of 7% + VAT (8.372 % inc. VAT) on the hammer price. Lots preceded by the symbol • are subject to an additional premium of 19.6 % + VAT (23.44 % inc. VAT) on the hammer price. In some instances these additional costs may be reimbursed. For further information, please call our accounts department on +33 (0)1 53 34 10 17.
STORAGE & COLLECTION OF PURCHASES: Potential purchasers are invited to examine and assess the condition of items they may wish to buy before the auction, notably during the pre-sale viewing.
PIASA is happy to provide condition reports for individual lots upon request. No claims will therefore be entertained after the fall of the hammer.

1
BULKY ITEMS (furniture, pictures & objects)
purchased at auction, and not collected from the saleroom by 10am the day after the sale, will be stored in Basement Level 3 at the Hôtel Drouot, and can be collected at the following times: Monday - Friday: 1pm - 5:30pm and Saturday: 8am -10 am
warehouse :
6 bis, rue Rossini 75009 Paris - Tel. : +33 (0)1 48 00 20 56
The bordereau (bidding slip), indicating proof of payment, must be presented when property is collected. Storage costs are due at the current rate.

2
SMALL ITEMS purchased at auction and not collected after the sale will be transported to the PIASA offices and kept free of charge for a fortnight.
Thereafter the purchaser will be charged storage costs at the rate of € 3 + tax, per day and per lot.

3
INSURANCE
At the fall of the hammer the title of property shall be transferred to the purchaser, who assumes immediate responsibility for insurance. Uncollected property will be stored at the buyer's risk and expense.
PIASA declines liability for lots placed in storage.
Condition reports: Condition reports are prepared upon request.
View full terms and conditions