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CHATEAUBRIAND - Set of 5 Autograph Letters

Set of 5 autograph notes signed to his friend the Duchess of Duras. S.l.n.d .; 5 pages in-12th, wax stamps and recipient's name on the back.

Set of small, intimate and friendly words:

1 / "Triumph stubbornly"

2 / "Tomorrow morning at noon or half-past eleven, what a pleasure to see my sister again!"

3 / "Thank you, dear sister, see you tomorrow (...)"

4 / "If you tell me such things you do not encourage me"

5 / "I'll be home at one o'clock"

Chateaubriand meets the Duchess of Duras in the spring of 1808, wife of the Duke of Duras. A beautiful fraternal friendship is born between them, to the point where Chateaubriand gives him in first reading the "Adventures of the last Abencérage", exalted love poem to Nathalie de Noailles, cousin of Madame de Duras. The Duchess of Duras holds a salon at her home, welcoming the great names of the world of letters, arts, sciences and politics. She takes an active part in the diplomatic career of Chateaubriand.
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