Autograph Letter Signed, addressed ‘chere Madame’, responding at length to her letter, discussing her appreciation of his verses, literary matters, and much else. In French. 4 pp. 8 x 5 inches, one repair, in good condition. Montbrison, 20 November 1869. Victor de Laprade (1812-1883), French poet and critic. As a poet he belongs to the school of Chateaubriand and Lamartine. His subjects were the piety, patriotism, simplicity and culture of French provincial life.