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Victor Hugo
1890 NOTRE DAME DE PARIS THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME VICTOR HUGO 2 VOLUMES FINE LEATHER #334/1K COPIES ILLUSTRATED PARIS GOTHIC
(PICTURES BELOW DESCRIPTION) NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS N.D. Circa 1890; Victor Hugo; Edition De Luxe; Boston, Estes and Lauriat; Full Leather; Illustrated; 357, 431 Pages; w6.1"xh8.8"; Very Rare! ATTRIBUTES: Two Gorgeous full dark purple leather cover designs, Pretty gold borders, Flowers to each corners, Nice Gold Fleur-de-Lis/floral centerpieces, Fine gold Fleur-de-Lis bindings, Gold tops of pages, Gold floral gilded inner board edges, Two nice frontispieces, Ten other Fine full page plates, Numerous in text illustrations, And a Legendary Classic; Complete Story in Two Volumes, #334 of 1,000 Copies Fine Display Set! SUMMARY: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a French Romantic/Gothic novel by Victor Hugo, published in 1831. The original French title refers to Notre Dame Cathedral, on which the story is centered. Paris, 1482. The gypsy Esmeralda (born as Agnés) captures the hearts of many men, including those of Captain Phoebus and Pierre Gringoire, but especially Quasimodo and his guardian Archdeacon Claude Frollo. Frollo is torn between his obsessive lust for Esmeralda and the rules of the Notre Dame Cathedral. He orders Quasimodo to kidnap her, but the hunchback is captured by Phoebus and his guards, who save Esmeralda. Gringoire, who attempted to help Esmeralda but was knocked out by Quasimodo, is about to be hanged by beggars when Esmeralda saves him by agreeing to marry him for four years. BACKGROUND: Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 - 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-know … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roga Books [Boca Raton, FL, U.S.A.]
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