Exceptional collection of 56 ALSs in German from King Frederick William IV to General Jean Chretien Auguste de Wagner in Paris, totaling 245 pages, dated between 1836 and 1854. A fine grouping of correspondence offering insight into the international poli 8vo. 245 pp.
$ 21,633 / 19.500 €
In a letter of April 7, 1853, the king writes, in part (translated): “Let the Emperor know nothing of my admiration [for the Empress] for jealousy does not come to mind diminish his friendship with Prussia.” One from July 3, 1853, in prt (translated): “It strengthens me in my hopes of peace, which for the difference of opinion in Paris and London (on the question of how far you want to go in the Pacific Council Post and in the maritime patience) begin to fade a little.” On February 14, 1854, he writes, in part (translated): “I owe you a paper of great importance (the letter of the Emperor).