Lot 151

Gounod (Charles)

Autograph letter signed (‘Ch. Gounod’), to an unknown correspondent, reading ‘I accept most willingly the honour (of which I am very proud) of being a member of the Steering Committee of the Congress for Artistic Copyright. But not being able to return today for the meeting, I hasten to inform you of the following. I would perform everything depending on my being able to reconcile as much as possible these new tasks with jobs already numerous’, two pages, folding marks, slight soiling, 8vo, St Cloud, 1 Jul 1878.

Estimate: £200-£300