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System Number: 03869
Date: [January/June 1892?][1]
Author: Stéphane Mallarmé[2]
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M203
Document Type: ADS[3]


         dessin[4]
Récréations
         Postales
  de
Stéphane Mallarmé

JAMES R OSGOOD[5]
LONDRES McILVAINE & Co
Editeurs.

[p. 2] SM[6]


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Notes:

1.  [January/June 1892?]
This is a design for the cover of a proposed publication of a book of quatrains based on addresses, written by Stéphane Mallarmé and called Récréations Postales. It is dated from related correspondence with William Heinemann (1863-1920), publisher [more]. See JW's proposal to Heinemann, #10785, and a further note, [21 February 1892], #08466.

2.  Stéphane Mallarmé
Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), Symbolist writer and poet [more].

3.  ADS
This is written upon a large piece of paper folded into the shape of an envelope.

4.  dessin
Fr., drawing, design. This is written in a vertical rectangular box in the top right corner, and was presumably intended to include the design for a stamp (see Cupid letting a bird out of a cage (M.1341)).

5.  JAMES R OSGOOD
James Ripley Osgood (1836-1892), agent for Harper and Bros, publishers [more].

6.  SM
This monogram is drawn at the tip of the envelope flap in red crayon, in imitation of a wax seal.