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Victor HUGO
Victor HUGO

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Victor HUGO Oeuvres - Les contemplations - La légende des siècles Furne & Pagnerre & Lévy & Lévy & Hetzel, Paris 1840-1846; 1856; 1859, 16x24cm, 20 volumes reliés. The collected edition for the first 16 volumes and first editions for Les Contemplations and La Légende des Siècles. Contemporary uniform half dark blue polished calf by Simier, relieur du Roi, spines in compartments with blindstamped decoration, fillets, compartments and gilt motifs. A few headpieces and joints delicate, foxing, principally to some plates. This set is illustrated – as well as the 34 vignettes of the Furne edition engraved on steel after drawings by Raffet, Johannot, Colin and Louis Boulanger – with 48 further illustrations, including an engraving by Devéria of the Odes and Ballads, an engraved title for the Autumn Leaves (1831), the lithographic frontispiece by Charlet for Hernani, that of the King Entertains Himself from the 1832 Renduel edition by Tony Johannot, and the original frontispieces for Lucrezia Borgia (1833) and Queen Mary of England by Célestin Nanteuil, as well as the 21 plates of the Perrotin de Notre Dame de Paris edition (1844), and so on. A rare set, partly first editions, rich with engravings important to Hugo’s work and remarkably bound by Simier.SOLD Réf : 53948 Set an alert
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