Hugo, Victor

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Hugo, Victor



Autograph letter signed



Autograph letter signed, one page - addressed and stamped to the reverse of an conjoined sheet, 5 x 8,25 inch, 13.05. (without the year), in French, to an unidentified gentleman - concerning meetings for breakfast and dinner, written and signed in black ink " Victor H." - additionally inscribed by another hand to the upper left corner, attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Hugo seated in a chair (altogether 11,5 x 10 inch), with mild intersecting letter folds, mild foxing, a very small tear to the lower left corner, and signs of wear to the upper corners (particularly to the conjoined address sheet) - in fine condition. Translated (in parts): "I will arrive in Paris on Tuesday morning. I will wait for you to breakfast at my house at half-past eleven with M. and Mme Luly, whom I have informed; but I will not have the pleasure (...) of having dinner with Mr. and Mrs. de P. (...) obliged to leave for Fourqueux (...) affectionately, Victor H." Provenance: The estate of J.D. McClatchy (1945-2018), American poet, librettist, literary critic, and former president of The American Academy of Arts and Letters, Stonington, CT.

Additional Information

SKU 6027048
Profession French poet, playwright, novelist and essayist
Year of birth 1802
year of death 1885
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 5 x 8,25 (altogether 11,5 x 10 inch)
Condition fine
Type of Autograph letters
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