Lot 903

HUGO, Victor Cromwell. Drama. Paris Ambroise Dupont et Cie 1828 In-8° (div. pet. manques de pap. skillfully restored at the corners of the 1ers et dern. ff.). Rel. pastiche signed Stroobants, demi-maroq. à grains longs vermillon à pet. coins, pap. dishes in the tone surrounded by a golden net, back decorated along the length with romantic fleurons and golden fillets and pet. pieces of ochre and green mosaic leather. Original edition without large paper. Famous for its preface which is the manifesto of the romantic school, this drama was never performed during the author's lifetime. In a pastiche binding with a pretty ornate spine. Ref. Carteret XIX, I:398. - Vicar IV:242. - In French in text 244.