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Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Autograph Letter Signed, 18 June 1874. Bifolium mourning stationery, inscribed on one page, with holograph envelope. To a male recipient at the Bibliotheque Nationale, authorizing the publication of two extracts. Old folds, corners of bifolium tacked at the corners, small fabric tape fragments adhering to verso of letter and envelope, the letter: 8 x 5 in.
This letter was written in while Hugo was in mourning for his son Francois-Victor, who died the previous December.
Estimate $500-700


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Francois-Victor, Autograph, Bifolium, Curves, Envelope, Postal history, Postal system, Stationery

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