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Les Miserables

£100.00

Product description

The four matching volumes of Victor Hugo's classic work in the original French language come from two Parisian publishers:

Volume 1 comes from J. Hetzel & Co, 18, Rue Jacob and Maison Quantin, 7, Rue Saint-Benoit and does not appear to have a publication date. It is approximately twice the thickness of each of the other three volumes, but contains only a similar number of pages, hence uses thicker paper. The pages appear to be hand cut on all three edges and some sections are not cut on the top edge.

Volumes 2 - 4 come from Librairie Hachette et Cie, 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain and carry the publication year 1875 on the title page. The page edges are even and all sections appear to be cut indicating that cutting was by machine.

All volumes are bound in dark red leather-effect cloth with the title and volume number in gold print on the spine. The covers are free from damage, apart from slight folding at top and bottom of the spine. They are also clean, apart from small marks on the back of Vol. 1 and the front of Vol. 2. The bindings are complete and tight and all pages appear to be free from damage and clean apart from some foxing on the titles pages of Vols. 2 - 4. The initials of a previous owner (J.M.?) are written on the title pages of Vols. 2 - 4.

Item details

Author(s):
Hugo, Victor
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1875 (Vols 2-4)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1623
Publisher:
J. Hetzel & Co (Vol 1) and Librairie Hachette (Vols 2-4), Paris
Title:
Les Miserables

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About this item

The four matching volumes of Victor Hugo's classic work in the original French language come from two Parisian publishers:

Volume 1 comes from J. Hetzel & Co, 18, Rue Jacob and Maison Quantin, 7, Rue Saint-Benoit and does not appear to have a publication date. It is approximately twice the thickness of each of the other three volumes, but contains only a similar number of pages, hence uses thicker paper. The pages appear to be hand cut on all three edges and some sections are not cut on the top edge.

Volumes 2 - 4 come from Librairie Hachette et Cie, 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain and carry the publication year 1875 on the title page. The page edges are even and all sections appear to be cut indicating that cutting was by machine.

All volumes are bound in dark red leather-effect cloth with the title and volume number in gold print on the spine. The covers are free from damage, apart from slight folding at top and bottom of the spine. They are also clean, apart from small marks on the back of Vol. 1 and the front of Vol. 2. The bindings are complete and tight and all pages appear to be free from damage and clean apart from some foxing on the titles pages of Vols. 2 - 4. The initials of a previous owner (J.M.?) are written on the title pages of Vols. 2 - 4.

Author(s):
Hugo, Victor
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1875 (Vols 2-4)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
1623
Publisher:
J. Hetzel & Co (Vol 1) and Librairie Hachette (Vols 2-4), Paris
Title:
Les Miserables

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