French revolutionary, socialist and publicist (1805-1881). Autograph letter signed. No place. 1 p. on bifolium. Large 8vo. With autograph address verso (folded for mailing).
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To his friend Martin answering to an invitation and explaining, that they should be at the exposition in the morning and arriving at a special place in the evening: "J'arrive et je trouve votre gracieuse invitation. [...] il faut être à l'expostition du martin au soir et finir au [...]. Vous savez ce que c'est que d'être juge. [...]". - Blanqui fought in several armed rebellions and was spending, also because of that, altogether 33 years of his life in prison. Blanqui wrote the astronomicat work "L'Eternité par les astres" (1872). - Tear due to opening of the letter. Adhesive residue spot.