LES MISERABLES. COSETTÉ Translated by J. Carroll Beckwith

Price: 395.00 USD

(Philadelphia: George Barrie and Son, ND. Circa 1894), A SCARCE TITLE AND A HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF THIS MASTERWORK BY VICTOR HUGO. A very pleasing edition of Hugo's timeless classic comprised of the complete second part of the epic, COSETTÉ. The addition of the illustrations make it all the more appealing. 2 volumes. With 39 handsomely engraved illustrations from drawings by G. Jeanniot on plates with tissue guards. 8vo, contemporary three-quarter blue morocco over blue cloth covered boards, the spines gilt decorated in tasteful period style, the compartments featuring central fleur-de-lis devices in gilt gilt decorated raised bands, two compartments gilt lettered, t.e.g. 260; 292 pp. A very handsome and proper set, the bindings with only extremely minor rubbing to the edges or tips, all sturdy, solid and very attractive, the text very fine and fresh indeed.

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