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    Naturalism Founder Emile Zola 1878 Signed Letter Edouard Charles Antoine Zola was born in Paris in 1840. After working as a clerk and a journalist, he began to write short stories and then later, novels. His sequence of 20 books called Les Rougon-Macquart was described in the subtitle as "the natural and social history of a family under the Second Empire." He was imprisoned in 1898 for his exposure of the Alfred Dreyfus affair to the public, but escaped to England. Offered here is an autograph letter signed in French, one page, 5.25" x 8.25", dated October 13, 1878, being a brief letter to an acquaintance. In fine condition, with expected mailing folds. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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