Lot n° 106.1
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Céline, Louis-Ferdinand (Destouches). - Set... - Lot 106 - Crait + Müller
Céline, Louis-Ferdinand (Destouches). - Set of 22 volumes of the "Revue des deux Mondes" that belonged to Lucette and Louis-Ferdinand Céline and came from the Mikkelsen Foundation in Copenhagen.
This collection includes the following years: 1905 (T II, V, VI) - 1906 (T II, III, IV) - 1907 (T II, III) - 1909 (T VI) - 1910 (T I) - 1911 (T I, II, III, IV, V, VI) - 1912 (T IX, X, XI) - 1913 (T VI) - 1921 (TIV, V). The set presents numerous defects in appearance and condition (spotting, tears, wetness).
Handwritten on the flyleaf of 5 volumes:
"Dr. Destouches" in ink on Volume V, 1921.
"Lucette Destouches 20 Ved Stranden Copenhague" in pencil on volumes 1905(II , V, VI) - 1909 (VI).
This is the address of the apartment provided by a friend, Karen Marie Jensen. The couple arrived on 03/27/1945 and stayed there until 12/17/1945, when Céline was arrested by the Danish police after the French authorities intervened. After his release in 06/1947, he was not allowed to leave the country and was lodged by his lawyer Thorvald Mikkelsen in Klarskovgaard on the Baltic Sea. He remained there until his return to France in 1951.
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