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(Mérimée) Trahard, Pierre (ed)

Prosper Mérimée. Lettres à Viollet-le-Duc (documents inédits) 1839-1870. Articles du Moniteur Universel 1854-1860.

Paris, Librairie Ancienne Henri Champion 1927.

Reference: 14161
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xvi + 365 + (3)pp, 5 plates. Publisher’s printed wrappers. A largely unopened copy.

A volume in the Oeuvres Complètes de Prosper Mérimée which prints the substantial surviving correspondence between Mérimée and Viollet-le-Duc, essential for an understanding of the two men and of their friendship. Most of the letters are Mérimée’s, made available to the editor by Georges Viollet-le-Duc, the architect’s grandson.