Two Autograph Letters Signed, evidently referring to articles for publication. In French. 2 letters, 3 pp.7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, black borders. May 1911. Charles Gide (1847–1932), leading French economist and historian of economic thought. He was a professor at the University of Bordeaux, at Montpellier, at Université de Paris and finally at Collège de France. His nephew was the writer André Gide. A founder of the Revue d’économie politique in 1887, Gide was a proponent of the French historical approach to economics.