Lot n° 42
400 - 500
Result without fees
JACOB Max (1876-1944)
6 ENVELOPPES with autograph inscriptions, 1926- 1927, addressed to Jean COCTEAU in Paris and Villefranchesur- mer; 5 stamped envelopes sent from
Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, a letterheaded envelope from the Café- Restaurant de la Rotonde d'Orléans posted at the Gare d'Orléans.
The envelopes are addressed to Jean Cocteau; on the back, Max Jacob wrote anecdotes and news.
8.VIII.1926. "A small low car with 3 seats is a lot of people doomed to have only one child." 30.XII.1926. "I didn't send you Alfred or Grenier." 2.III.1927. "Frankel has a small three-seater car: you, him and his wife! To St. Benoit." 5.III.1927. "Did I tell you that the angel Jean
DUBUFFET is married out of love and richly". 7.IV.1927. "[Mor] ven the Gaelic referred to below is a Celtic bard.
It will be a game for our readers to discover the Parisian personality that is hidden under this picturesque pseudonym. The winner will be entitled to two watch straps and a Lipp stopwatch. Plus a car, motorcycle or bicycle to choose from our broths".
27.IV.1927. "I am in correspondence with Julien GREEN about Catholicism. When I don't know what to write to the authors, I send them a kind of horoscope [...] VALÉRY, it's like rice to the empress only he has forgotten the candied fruits or he serves them separately. Ask the empress for the rice recipe if you don't know it.
If the cook doesn't know her, I'll give her to you.
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