FULL TITLE: Les Misérables (1866); Notre-Dame de Paris (1865); Dernier jour d'un Condamné suivi de Claude Gueux (1866). Illustrated
Published by J. Hetzel, Libraire-Éditeur, 18, Rue Jacob
Written by: Victor Hugo
Illustrated by: Brion; Garvarni et Andrieux
Hard cover. Good Condition. 8vo. Quarter bound with blue marble-paper covered boards and blue leather spine stamped with ornate gold-gilt bands, decorations, and lettering. Beautifully marbled end papers. The book contains four works in total by Hugo, all copiously illustrated. Les Misérables (1866), with 200 illustrations by Brion (799 pp.) ; Notre-Dame de Paris (1865), with 70 illustrations by Brion (272 pp.); Dernier Jour d'un Condamné followed by the short story, Claude Gueux (1866 ), decorated with 20 illustrations by Gavarni et Andrieux (68 pp.). Included in the book, is a document outlining tuition fees and other instructions to parents for students enrolled in the 1925-1926 scool year at the Lazaristes school in Lyon, “Pensionnat des Lazaristes—Lyon, Annèe scolaire 1925-1926.”
Overall, in good condition, with evident wear to front and back boards, substantial loss of marbled paper on back board, edge and corner wear, and some wear to upper and lower spine edges. Some pages with creasing, some staining, and light foxing throughout. Several pages with heavy foxing. Folded corners, some wear and tearing along page edges. Front hinge cracked but still secure. Stain at bottom spine-edge on attached front endpaper.
BOOK MEASUREMENTS: 8vo. 11.25” x 7.5”
TOTAL LENGTH: 799 pp.; 272 pp.; 68pp.