[Letters to Gaston Gallimard, Berthe Lemari, and Louis de Robert, 1917-1918] [manuscript]., [1917-1918] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Six holograph letters from Proust to his publisher Gaston Gallimard, Berthe Lemari (Gallimard's assistant), and Louis de Robert, regarding Proust's concerns about the publication of l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs and Le Ct de Guermantes. One letter is dated "17 Aout 1918". These letters are not found in Pascal Fouch's edition of the Proust-Gallimard correspondence nor in Philip Kolb's edition of Proust's correspondence.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Binding: Full purple morocco, signed "Huser" on inside of front board; with purple morocco and marbled paper chemise and slipcase.
Provenance: Purchased from Sotheby's London, May 24, 2001 (lot 133).
Sotheby's. Continental books and manuscripts : sale L01316 ... 24 May 2001,