Also included were postcards, articles, reviews of Tropic of Cancer by Kay Boyle and Aldous Huxley, an etching of Alfred Perles
by Buffie Johnson, letters--many of them about money and purchasing books (none of the famous letters to Emil), (11) a little scrap of paper with the word "smileage" printed on it which I love, and books gifted to Emil from Henry.
He pulled a quote that Maurice had cited from Balzac's Ferragus for use in his article "Paris in Ut-Mineur," which he published on March 8, 1931 in the Paris edition of the Chicago Tribune--under the byline of Alfred Perles
. Balzac's passage is notable for ascribing human characteristics to the streets of Paris: