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Book that is named "The red book," written by Lucile Duplessis, wife of Camille Desmoulins. The inscriptions at the front state who the book was written by and that in 1834, it was given to Lucile Duplessis's sister, and the remainder of the book contains poems written by Lucile Duplessis.
Provenance of the book is clear for its first century. After Lucile Desmoulins' death it passed to her sister who subsequently gave it to the Baron de Girardot who writes on the first page: 'Cahier ecrit de la Main de Lucile Duplessis femme de Camille Desmoulins M'a ete donne par la soeur de Lucile en 1834, a Paris B de Girardot'. Additionally it appears to be Girardot who has written the name 'Lucile Desmoulins' on the front cover. Claretie had access to the notebook for his 1876 biography and thanks 'M De Lescure' (presumably the historical author Matthieu-Francois-Adolphe Mathurin de Lescure) for the privilege. Beyond that date nothing is known until it appeared at auction in the UK in late 2010.
Special Collections & Archives, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, Florida.