HUGO, Victor

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[HUGO] Juliette DROUET (1806-1883)

Autograph letter signed « Juliette » to Victor Hugo
N.p, 12 February [1849], 4 pp. in-8°

« I like the violent and expeditious genre »

EUR 3.800,-
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BAUDELAIRE, Charles (1821-1867)

Autograph letter signed « CB » to his mother, Madame Aupick
[Paris] 31st December 1863, 4 pp. in-8, additional post-scriptum attached

The only feeling I still feel like I’m living by is a vague desire for fame, revenge, and fortune”

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BAUDELAIRE, Charles (1821-1867)

[Second notice on] Pierre Dupont – Corrected proof
[Paris] 6th June 1861 [stamped], 11 p. in-8vo bradel

“The public was so tired of Victor Hugo’s tireless faculties, his indestructible beauties”

EUR 17.500,-
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BOULEZ, Pierre (1925-2016)

Autograph card signed to André Dubois
[Cologne, 10 IX 1952], 1 page in-8

“What will I tell you about the journeys in this divine valley, which Victor Hugo has not already said?”

EUR 650,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter to Delphine de Girardin
Marine Terrace [Jersey] 2nd May [1854], 4 pages small in-8

“I will not put myself behind a mask the day I put myself behind a barricade”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph poem signed « V.H. »
N.d.n.p, 1 page oblong in-4, brown ink
Bespoke framing

“The poet, inspired when the earth ignores…”

EUR 4.200,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to Eugène Pelletan
Hauteville House, 19th May [1867], 1 page 1/2 in-8

“Hernani is a mountaineer, and so am I. He’s hated literarily, and me politically”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor H” to Delphine de Girardin
S.l, Lundi [15th November 1847], 1 p. in-8

“We want to resurrect all Thursday at Cleopatra”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “VH” to Delphine de Girardin
N.p.n.d, this Friday, 1 page small in-8

“I admire you and love you”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor H” to Delphine de Girardin
N.p.n.d, this Tuesday, 1 p. in-8 on bifolio

“The end of the week will not pass without me going to do penance and seek reparation at your feet”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph manuscript
N.d.n.p [Senate, March 1879] 1 page oblong in-12

“Who gives to the poor lend to God”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to Eugène Pelletan
Hauteville House, 2nd April [1861], 2 pages in-8 on double sheet

“Why did we want to be faithful to freedom, and to ourselves?”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to Hyacinthe Vinson.
N.p, December 19th [1848], 1 page in-8.

I am nothing and want to be nothing

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to a critic
28 January [1870], H[auteville] H[ouse], [Guernesey], 1 p. in-4

“I dedicate, like Aeschylus, my works to time”

EUR 6.000,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Original photograph by Pierre Petit
Period albumen print (1861). Name card format

The very first photograph of Victor Hugo with a beard

EUR 350,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed « V.H. » to pastor Nathanaël Martin-Dupont
Hauteville House, 3 7bre [September 1868], 1 p. in-12° on mourning paper

« The great soul in this great clarity sees that I am crying, and knows that I’m hoping »

EUR 1.800,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor H” à Joséphine Trébuchet
Brussels, 19th December [1851], 1 page in-8 on double sheet

“I fought for the right, for the truth, for the righteous, for the people, for France”

EUR 9.500,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph notes
[Paris, 1883], on the back of an envelope addressed to him

Moving intimate document of the great man in the last years of his life

EUR 1.400,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph fragments for a satirical poem
S.l.n.d [Guernesey, 1870], two teared strips in-4°

« Brunet was once a clown. He was radiant / Above humans by dint of stupidity »

EUR 1.400,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed « Victor Hugo » to Jules Janin
S.l., 10 November 1871, 1 p. in-8

“There is something of Horace in you and something from Diderot; we listen to you like the first and we love you like the second

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Original photograph by Melandri
Period albumin print (c. 1881). Cabinet card format

Nice portrait of the poet surrounded by his grandchildren

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Draft of an autograph poem
N.p.n.d [Guernesey, 1859], 1 p. in-8° (140 x 145 cm)

« Never mind O traitor! at point-blank range my book shoots you! »

EUR 9.500,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Chalot & Cie. Photographic portrait of Victor Hugo
Circa. 1880, postcard format (16,4 x 10,8cm)

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed « Victor H.» to an unknown recipient
[Paris] 9th October [1874], 1 page in-8

“Quels que soient les charmes de Thryos”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed « Victor Hugo » [to Edgar Quinet ?]
H.H., 7th July, 1 p. in-8° on blue laid paper

« I see it in England, alas, narrow and intolerant, and profoundly hostile to progress »

EUR 1.600,-
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LAMARTINE, Alphonse de (1790-1869)

Autograph letter signed “Lamartine” to a friend
N.p [4th April 1853], 3 pages in-8 on double sheet, original envelope

“I don’t know anything about Hugo other than that he’s in Jersey with his family at his studies”

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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Autograph letter signed “P Verlaine” to Jules Tellier
Paris, 19 July 1887, 4 pages in-12 on two separate sheets

“There is even a very good cabaret at the end of Campo Santo that Baudelaire would have liked…”

EUR 3.200,-
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