INTERNATIONAL: Versailles & Erotica

One of the five original drafts of the Treaty of Versailles, property of France's late, great Foreign Minister Louis Barthou who was assassinated with King Alexander of Yugoslavia at Marseille (TIME, Oct. 15), fetched $2,736 this week in Paris at an auction of his library. On the first auction day $69,498 was realized. M. Barthou's collection of erotica having been unrivaled. A comparatively pure item of Napoleon-to-Josephine letters fetched $3,297.


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