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    Victor Hugo Autograph Quote Signed "Victor Hugo." One page, 7.75" x 3.25" (sight), no place; no date. A poetic verse, written in French. The translation reads in full: "Though far away, you recognize my voice, o soul! Ah! Cinder is the bed where rests my waning coal: the grave my hope, my solace, my theology; thy shroud will always float between my life and me." Matted and framed with a lithograph of Hugo to the overall size of 16.25" x 19.25".

    Victor Marie Hugo (1802-1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic Movement. Hugo is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables (1862) and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1831). In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with light uneven toning. Clear signature.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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