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Antokolsky, Mark.
AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED.
St. Petersburg, 1886.

ALS, in French, 2pp. 4to, St. Petersburg, June 23/July 4, 1886. To the members of the Northwestern Literary and Historical Society, Sioux City, Iowa. He first thanks them for the honor they have paid him in nominating him a member of their society and hopes some day to be able to come to America. Should he do so, he would hope to travel to see them. He comments on cordial feelings between Russia and America and hopes it will always be the same. Fragile and frayed at right and bottom margins, deleting the word "Historical" of the addressee. Gouge at right margin of verso, affecting one word. [Mark Matveyevich Antokolski (or Antokolsky) (1843-1902) a famous Russian sculptor, Jewish by origin. Specialized in portrait statues, as of Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, Turgenev and others. - Rare and important letter]

Item ID: Au00005

Price: $295.00

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