CARCO (Francis) (1886-1958) Typescript signed,... - Lot 36 - Baron Ribeyre & Associés

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CARCO (Francis) (1886-1958) Typescript signed,... - Lot 36 - Baron Ribeyre & Associés
CARCO (Francis) (1886-1958) Typescript signed, also signed p. 15, (Paris 4 March 1951, date crossed out) numerous erasures and corrections, 25 p. 1/2 in-4°. Typescript entitled "Presences" in which he evokes districts of Paris through Baudelaire along the Quai d'Anjou to join Jeanne Duval whom he describes in Manet's portrait "... an impression of a great dazed woman whose long fingers seem to be animated by such a tactile need for pleasure that it becomes almost disturbing.... " and inserts quotes from The Flowers of Evil " Les Bijoux ". Then he talks about Marcel Schwob who lived in the rue Saint-Louis on the Island with Marguerite Moreno; about Bubu de Montparnasse (Charles Louis Philippe) who encouraged him to settle on the Island. He continues: "«... The few individuals who excited my disgust in this world were thriving people of good repute. As for the rascals I have known, I think of all of them without exception, with pleasure and benevolence.... ». He recounts his meeting with Jean Lorrain, and his night walks with Katherine Mansfield. He talks about his suicidal thoughts and concludes: "... Perhaps I am only a shadow standing still in the night... ». Joint: 2 L.A.S. de P. Mac-Orlan à Simon Kra July 3, 1925, 1 p. in-8°: he will bring him the manuscript of the book " Images sur la Tamise "; July 19, 1926: " I have for your grey collection a work composed of Port d'Eaux Mortes and Sous la Lumière Froide... You will be kind enough to send me by check the amount of my German translation rights of Pirates of the Avenue du Rhum. "F. Carco, L.A.S. Paris, February 19, 1919, 1 p. in-4°: he replies to a young girl who wishes to publish his manuscript: he did not have time to read it because of the "adventures of Montparnasse" but he likes it and will speak about it to Mercury.
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