Les Miserables 1888 Victor Hugo 2 vol. set 100 wood engraved plates French Lit.Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, French Literature, Victor Hugo, Les Miserables, Illustrated Books).
Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo.
Published 1888, New York by George Routledge and Sons, LTD.
2 vols. 465, 506 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with 100 full page wood engraved plates (single sided).
Publisher's 1/2 cloth bindings, gilt title lettering, marbled covers.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings somewhat age worn, joints slightly scuffed, spine ends worn, remains overall attractive as a 130+ year old set. Both volumes sound.
Text block paper is gently toned, clean, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this uncommon classic 19th century illustrated set survives.
Books Measures c. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.