Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Alexandre Dumas Autograph Manuscript Signed, "A. Dumas." This lot features a handwritten holograph manuscript composed by Alexandre Dumas pere. He is known by "pere" to distinguish him from his son who is also a novelist and playwright; the son is designated by "fils". Dumas pere is best known for his novels, The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. This manuscript is called Alfred de Musset- Etude. It consists of 18 leaves, measuring 11" x 17.5" each. It is signed on the last page of the manuscript. The manuscript is a detailed study of the French romantic poet, dramatist, fiction writer, and companion of George Sand. It is written in beautiful, dark French handwriting. The signature is vivid and clear.

    The manuscript is in good condition; the edges show some wear from storage; the ink has begun to bleed through the pages slightly, creating brown stains on the verso of some pages. "Rien ne reussit comme le success!" Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,303

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 February 16 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $614,788