Lot #245
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe extends an invitation for “a sociable meal”

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Goethe extends an invitation for “a sociable meal”

Rare handwritten invitation in German from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, signed "Goethe," one page, 4 x 3.25, presented to singer and composer Karl Melchior Moltke, in full (translated): "Sir. C. S. Moltke, invitation, for a sociable meal at two o'clock, Wednesday the 9 Nov. Goethe." Dated on the reverse in another hand: "Anno 1825." In fine condition, with trimmed edges and lightly mottled toning. A warmly penned invite from the great German scribe.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021

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