Autograph Letter Signed ‘Philippe duc d’Orleans’, addressed “Madame”, inviting her to the Comedie Francaise and to dinner beforehand at Willis’s Restaurant. In French. 2½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, fine. 94 Mount Street, Monday, undated [c.1895]. Louis Philippe Robert d’Orléans, duc d’Orléans (1869-1926), explorer, naturalist and author of several travel works including narratives of his Arctic voyages. He was a descendant of Louis Philippe. He was the Orléanist claimant to the throne of France under the name Philippe VIII from 1894 to 1926.