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CORNEILLE Pierre.

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MANUSCRIT, Vie de Pierre Corneille, [late 17th or early 18th century]; sewn booklet of 48 pages in-4, folioed 469-492 (portrait attached).
This Vie de Pierre Corneille (f. 469-477) is followed by a Parallelle de Monsieur Corneille et de Mr Racine, thus presented: "As Monsieur Racine is the only one of all the Poetes Dramatiques who has competed with Monsieur Corneille, it is good to report here the judgment of the scavans on these two great men": Longepierre, Saint-Evremond, La Bruyère, Baillet, Lucas de Belebat, d'Aubignac, Chantereine, le père Blainville, Racine and Perrault

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