Autographed letter from French Children’s books author, man of letters, Louis Ratisbonne in 1894. It is a short charming story about a hat. Dated 24 Mai 1984
Original hand written letter in French. Small pencil mark in upper left corner "13" & "Louis Ratisbonne" written on the back- see photos.Louis Ratisbonne's most important work was a verse translation of the La Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy), in which the original is rendered tercet by tercet into French. L'Enfer (1852) was crowned by the Academy; Le Purgatoire (1857) and Le Paradis 1859) received the prix Bordin.He is also the author of some charming fables and verses for children: La Comédie enfantine (1860), Les Figures jeunes (1865) and others. He was literary executor of Alfred de Vigny, whose Destinées (1864) and Journal d'un poète (1867) he published.