HUGO Victor (1802-1885).

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HUGO Victor (1802-1885).
La Légende des siècles. Nouvelle série (Calmann-Lévy, Paris, 1877); - La Légende des siècles. Tome cinquième et dernier (Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1883); 3 vol. in-8, red half-milk with corners, spines decorated with gilt motifs, gilt heads, covers and spines preserved, lined case (Huser). First edition, one of 20 copies on China for the first two volumes, and one of 15 copies on China for the last volume (only large paper). The first series of La Légende des siècles had appeared in 1859 and nearly twenty years separate it from the new series, which ends with the last volume in 1883, two years before the poet's death. This gigantic work, an epic of the human race, occupied Hugo for the last third of his life. Cover slightly dusted. Provenance : Jean Inglessi (ex-libris).
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