French naturalist writer (1850-1893) considered the greatest French author of short stories. ALS in French, signed “Maupassant,” one page, 4.5 x 7.25, June 1887. Letter in which de Maupassant mentions his publisher Maison Quantin, his novel Bel-Ami, and the dramatist Henri Meilhac, in part (loosely translated): "Would you like to open your door to Mr. May, director of the Maison Quantin, who is eager to see some illustrations that you have done, I believe, Bel-Ami, by Béraud…Believe me, I beg you to my very profound sympathy for the rare talent of Henri Meilhac and my great friendship for him." In fine condition.
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