Clouzot, 198; Vicar, V, 620.
An autographed copy was sent to "Mr. Valentin Simond very kindly, Guy de Maupassant".
Important press boss, Valentin Simond (1842-1900) directed, among other things, L'Écho de Paris where
Maupassant published several short stories including the fantastic text Qui sait ? which will be included in L
Yellowed paper, otherwise good copy.