Rudolf, Archduke of Austria (1858-1889). Autograph letter signed ("Rudolf").

Laxenburg near Vienna, 15 May 1887.

8vo. 2 pp. With one enclosure (s. b.).


To the Austrian writer Joseph von Weilen, regarding a breakfast appointment and having read an article written by "the old bishop".

Together with a typed letter signed by Weilen's granddaughter Helene (1898-1987), dated Vienna, 20 Feb. 1966, providing information about the content of the Archduke's correspondence with her grandfather, which dealed to some extent with the edition of the "Kronprinzenwerk" ("Die österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild"), which was commissioned by Rudolf and covered each crown land in a separate volume, discussing geography, history, national economy, folklore, art, and transportation.

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