YVER, Colette. 15463



The original Autograph Statement Signed “Colette Yver”, about Peace, for inclusion in the anthology Pax Mundi, Livre D’or De La Paix. In French (with separate translation) on card, folio, in fine condition. c.1928 Colette Yver, née Antoinette de Bergevin (1874-1953), French Roman Catholic and feminist writer. This presentation statement was prepared for publication in the famous anthology Pax Mundi. Livre D’or De La Paix (Geneva, 1932), which contained numerous autograph facsimile statements about the prospects for World Peace. It was prepared by the World League for Peace with the approval of the League of Nations. “The religion of peace ia so beautiful that it can be practised without having faith. Hope alone suffices.” [translation]