Dora D'Istria - Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya - Autograph; Personal Letter for Appointment from Florence - 1900

Description
Dora D'Istria - Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya - Autograph; Personal Letter for Appointment from Florence - 1900
Literature, Manuscripts - Quantity: 1 - Autograph letter signed (ALS)

Fully handwritten card of Dora D'Istria, pseudonym of Duchess Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya, writer of Albanian and Romanian descent who stayed in Florence for over thirty years.

In the card she writes to the recipient the time at which she can receive him at home, in the early afternoon because in the morning she is out for her walk.

The note is written on high-weight paper and a monogram in relief can be seen at the top.

Villa d'Istria Firenze, 11 December 1871

Pages: 4

Handwritten pages: 2

Dora d'Istria, pseudonym of Duchess Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya, born Elena Ghica (Bucharest, January 22, 1828 - Florence, November 17, 1888), was a Romanian writer and noblewoman of Albanian origin, but Russian and Italian by acquisition, exponent of Romanticism and Feminism, considered the Mary Shelley of Eastern Europe.

Lot details
Object
Autograph letter signed (ALS)
Number of Books
1
Subject
Literature, Manuscripts
Author/ Illustrator
Dora D'Istria - Helena Koltsova-Massalskaya
Book Title
Autograph; Personal Letter for Appointment from Florence
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1900
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Single page
Number of pages
4
Dimensions
13.5×10.5 cm
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