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1 Conrad, Joseph [edited by John A. Gee and Paul J. Sturm]i Letters of Joseph Conrad to Marguerite Poradowska 1890 - 1920.
New Haven Yale University Press 1940 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Xxvi, 147 pages, frontispiece (portrait) , cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Translated from the French and edited, with an introduction, notes, and appendices by John A. Gee and Paul J. Sturm. From the Oxford Scholarship website: "Poradowska [Conrad's distant cousin by marriage], herself a writer of French fiction, corresponded with Conrad during his transition from seaman to author and the two frequently discussed each other's work. In the letters, Poradowska provided an audience for some of Conrad's earliest rehearsal of later fictional themes, and in the texts of her novels she offered valuable source material for his experimentation with romance forms." ; Ex-Library 
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2 Sevigne, Madame De [Marie De Rabutin-Chantal] and Hale, Mrs. Sara Josepha (editor) The Letters of Madame De Sevigne to Her Daughter and Friends. the Library of Standard Letters Vol. 1.
New York Mason Brothers 1856 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
438, [6 advertising] pages, cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From Wikipedia: "Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (5 February 1626 – 17 April 1696) was a French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing. Most of her letters, celebrated for their wit and vividness, were addressed to her daughter. She is revered in France as one of the great icons of French literature. "; Ex-Library 
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