Autograph Letter Signed ‘H. Lecomte du Nouy’ [to Enrique Gomez Carrillo], responding to his questions, discussing the nature of fashion, and the uselessness of an academic chair for its study. In French. 4 pp. 6¾ x 4¾ inches, deep black borders, one page tipped on to an small album page. In good condition. 4 avenue Daubigny, 12 November 1910. “C’est une manifestation éphemère de la fantaisie, souvent délicieuse, qui parfais indique un souci d’art.” Hermine Lecomte Du Noüy (1855-1915), author of Amitié Amoureuse, a romance inspired by her friendship with Maupassant. Enrique Gomez Carillo (1873-1927), Guatemalan literary critic and editor.