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LES MISERABLES

HUGO, VICTOR

Published by CARLETON, NEW YORK (1862)

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Item Description: CARLETON, NEW YORK, 1862. LEATHER MULTI. Book Condition: FAIR. First Ed. 5X9". Charles E. Wilbour. New York: Carleton Publishing Company. June 1862. The first American translation, published only months after the French edition of the novel was released; *Fantine 1-171 pages, Cosette 1-164, Marious 1-150 pages, Saint Denis 1-184 pages, Jean ValJean 1-165 pages LEATHER RAISED RIBBED SPINE;EX-LIBRARY; OCTAVO; MARBLED PAPER ON BOARDS IS HEAVILY SCUFFED; SPINE WORN ALONG HINGES; REMNANTS OF CALL NUMBER LABEL ON SPINE. cORNERS ARE LEATHER ARE ARE WORN. mARBLED END PAPERS ARE TORN ALONG HINGES. rEMNANTS OF POCKET AND STICKER ON REAR END PAPER. fOXING ON FIRST FEW AND LAST FEW PAGES. tEXT IS CLEAN. TRANSLATED BY CHARLES E. WILBOUR. TEXT IS IN ENGLISH DATE PUBLISHED: 1862 EDITION: First Ed. Bookseller Inventory # 073622

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Les Miserables

HUGO, VICTOR.

Published by Brussels: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Co, 1862 (1862)

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Item Description: Brussels: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Co, 1862, 1862. First Edition; ten volumes; bound in contemporary half-calf and marbled boards; marbled endpapers; gilt decorated spines; morocco labels. Some rubbing and scattered foxing; an attractive set. The Paris edition was published a few days later. Bookseller Inventory # 33099

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Les Miserables

HUGO, VICTOR.

Published by Brussels: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Co, 1862 (1862)

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Item Description: Brussels: A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Co, 1862, 1862. First Edition; ten volumes; bound in contemporary half-morocco and cloth boards; marbled endpapers; gilt decorated spines; bookplates; small name stamps at the top of the title pages; some rubbing; a very good set. The Paris edition was published a few days later. Bookseller Inventory # 33098

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Les Miserables

HUGO, VICTOR

Published by Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie, Bruxelles (Brussels) (1862)

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Item Description: Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie, Bruxelles (Brussels), 1862. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION, extra-illustrated with 25 original photographic plates by Gustave Brion, the first and most famous illustrator of Les Miserables. "Ever since its publication in 1862, Les Miserables has remained one of the most widely read novels in the world. Indeed, its appearance was a unique phenomenon in the history of publishing, by the scope of its success among the elite as well as the people, national as well as international, with general readers as well as critics. In addition, dozens of film version- from France, the United States, Italy, Egypt, India, Japan, and the Soviet Union- have perpetuated the legendary quality of the book. Perhaps more than any other work of literature, Victor Hugo's novel has flourished as part of our international consciousness" (Kathryn M. Grossman, Hugo's Romantic Sublime). Illustrated with 25 mounted albumen prints by Gilmer, after paintings by Gustave Brion. For many readers, the extremely popular images by Brion were the first and most enduring images of their favorite Les Miserables characters. The photographs were issued as an independent suite shortly after the first edition. This extra suite usually contains a portrait of Hugo as well, not present here. Many of the plates are signed by Brion with black ink or blue stamp. Bruxelles (Brussels): Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie, 1862. Octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Ten volumes. Occasional foxing to text (as always); first 16 leaves of volume I (including the title) cropped a half-inch shorter than the rest, but still with ample margins; the rest of the text with extraordinarily large margins; bindings with light scuffing. A handsome set with outstanding illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 1279

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Les Miserables

Hugo, Victor

Published by Carleton, New York (1862)

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Item Description: Carleton, New York, 1862. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First U.S. Edition. A Good copy in three-quarter brown leather lettered in gold over brown pebbled cloth. Marbled endpapers, raised bands at the spine. There is repair to the leather in the first compartment (no lettering there), and the external front spine hinge is worn and now protected with a mylar cover. The internal binding is sound. The paper has tanned, but the text is legible and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 031998

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Les Miserables (5 Volumes Complete)

Hugo, Victor

Published by Carleton Publisher, NY (1862)

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Item Description: Carleton Publisher, NY, 1862. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG. First American Edition. A set of the First American Edition,bound in 5 cloth bound volumes. 4 of the 5 volumes are dated 1862 and bound in matching brown ribbed clo th. The 2nd book (Cosette) is bound in green ribbed cloth and dated 18 63, so likely a 2nd printing. All 5 volumes have gold lettering on the spines. The cloth ribbed pattern is identical on all 5 volumes.A VG o r better set. The head of the spines have tiny frays and chips on all but one volume. Spines are also slightly sunned on 2 volumes. Cloth is clean, hinges are tight and the text is in fine condition. A very nic e set overall. Bookseller Inventory # 55057

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Les Miserables. Five volume set.

Hugo, Victor

Published by New York: Carleton (1862)

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Item Description: New York: Carleton, 1862. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The first US edition in five volumes. Hardcover, bound in publisher's tan and brown cloth. Moderate wear, the binding with some fraying at the corners, the text with the occasional blemish and light scattered foxing, generally confined to the endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # JRS-H12-73

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Les Misérables. Édition autorisée par l'auteur. Première - cinquième partie en dix tomes. 10 Bände.

Hugo, Victor:

Published by Leipzig, Steinacker, 1862. (1862)

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Item Description: Leipzig, Steinacker, 1862., 1862. Kl. 8°. Rote Original-Leineneinbände. Vicaire IV,328; Michaux, L'edition originale des "Misérables", 110-116. Erste Ausgabe eines seiner Meisterwerke, an dem er beinahe 20 Jahre gearbeitet hatte. Diese Ausgabe erschien gleichzeitig in Brüssel und Leipzig in den letzten Märztagen des Jahres 1862, aber mit unterschiedlichem Impressum. Wenig später, in den ersten Apriltagen, erschien die erste Ausgabe in Frankreich. Kollation: (2), IV, (4), 316; (8), 340; (4), 316; VIII, 282; (4), 278, (2); VIII, 266; (4), 396; VIII, 362, (2); (4), 324; VIII, 305 SS. Unser Exemplar ist vollständig und in den roten Verlagseinbänden. In Band 6 wurde eine abgerissene Ecke in der Vorrede unterlegt, ebenso beim ersten Textblatt des achten Bandes - beide ohne Textverluste. Meist zu Beginn und gegen Schluß etwas stockfleckig, selten zwischendurch. Alle zehn Bände tragen auf den fliegenden Vorsätzen einen handschriftlichen Vorbesitzereintrag. Selten. Bookseller Inventory # 19729

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