Autograph letter signed, one page, 5,25 x 8,25 inch, in French, to an unknown recipient - concerning a recommendation for a man, written and signed in black ink "Victor Hugo", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Hugo seated in a chair (altogether 11,75 x 9,25 inch), with three horizontal letter folds, and scattered mild signs of wear to the edges - in fine to very fine condition. "2 octobre. Permettez, monsieur, qu’en l’absence de madame Hugo qui ne reviendra que mercredi, je vous amène la lettre et la note ci-incluse. Je recommande à votre gracieuse bienveillance ce pauvre homme, père de sept enfants. Le plus tôt possible sera le mieux. Agréez, monsieur, la cordiale assurance de mes sentiments bien distingués. Victor Hugo" Translation: "October 2. Allow me, sir, that in the absence of Mrs. Hugo, who will not be back until Wednesday, I bring you the letter and the enclosed note. I recommend to your gracious kindness this poor man, father of seven children. The sooner the better. Accept sir, the cordial assurance of my very distinguished feelings. Victor Hugo"
|Profession||French poet, playwright, novelist and essayist|
|Year of birth||1802|
|year of death||1885|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||5,25 x 8,25 (altogether 11,75 x 9,25 inch)|
|Condition||fine to very fine|
|Type of Autograph||letters|