ORMESSON Jean d' (1925-2017) [AF 1973, 12e f].

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ORMESSON Jean d' (1925-2017) [AF 1973, 12e f].
2 L.A.S. and 1 L.S. "Jean d'Ormesson", 1971-1980, to the artist Jean EFFEL; 6 pages in 4. Paris, Sunday [1971]. Long and beautiful letter of compliments about his Crapaud de Granit drooling seaweed that he liked very much, and that he would like to see distributed in the cradles. He praises the amazing talent of Effel, a genius pasticheur, irresistible, whom he names "rector and arch-rector of poets"... Saturday [1973] He thanks him for a wonderful and irresistible drawing, "I have it framed and I hang it above the sword!" [d'Ormesson was elected to the French Academy on October 18, 1973]. January 14, 1980, to a tasty proposal from Effel (double carbon attached) concerning some regional words that he would like to see in the dictionaries rather than certain terms relating to new sciences and techniques, Ormesson replies that he will have to wait, the Dictionary of the Academy having just finished the letter E (double carbon of Effel's letter attached). Another L.A.S. to Michel LEJEUNE (Effel's brother) is attached, about the "stupefying and properly pataphysical cigarettes in that they would have cigarettes only in name" that Effel would smoke and that he would like to get for his own brother to whom tobacco is forbidden.A.S. to Marquis François de FLERS, 1973-1974, about his arrival at the Figaro and the memory that Robert de Flers left there Plus a greeting card a.s. and an invitation card on the occasion of the presentation of his sword of academician.
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