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TOCQUEVILLE ALEXIS CHARLES DE: (1805-1859) French Politician and Scientist. He was best known for his works Democracy in America (1835-40) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856), the first being considered an early major work of Sociology. A.L.S., `Alexis de Tocqueville´, one page, small 4to, n.p. [London], Wednesday evening, n.d., to an unidentified British lady, in French. Alexis de Tocqueville explains to his correspondent how much he regrets not being able to attend the invitation stating in part `We were very much pleased my Lady, Madame Tocqueville and myself, to visit you this evening, but health reasons are unfortunately preventing us to do so. Madame de Tocqueville has been for the last 48 hours retained in bed because of the flu…´ Very small overall, minor age wear, otherwise VG £150-200

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Estimate €180 - €240Jun 3, 2017