114. Hugo, Victor

Starting bid: $150.00

Les Chatiments. Half-title, III, 392 pages. 32mo, contemporary red leather-backed boards, spine gilt in 5 compartments; extremities rubbed, generally clean and sound.

Geneva and New York, [1853] [300/500]

FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of the FIRST COMPLETE EDITION OF HUGO’S POETICAL MASTERPIECE. The first printing with sharp black roman numerals and titles of the poems printed on slightly bluish paper. – Talvert and Place. This edition “is regarded as the first…[and] printed in Jersey the same year, at the Imprimerie Universelle of Saint-Helier.” – Du Bois, Four Private Libraries of New York, pages 31-32.

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Auction ends: September 10, 2019 5:00 pm
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Starting bid: $150.00

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