Paris: Librairie Internationale … A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven et Cie, Éditeurs, 1867.
First edition. 132, , [2, ads] pp. 8vo. Contemporary quarter red morocco and marbled boards, publisher's yellow printed wrappers bound-in. Covers scuffed, wrappers and first few leaves lightly soiled. Jane Aldrich Moore bookplate, ownership inscriptions on ffep. Item #304061
Presentation copy of Hugo's introduction to the Paris-Guide, written during the author's exile on Guernsey and published on the occasion of the International Exposition of 1867. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title: "À M. Garcin, Victor Hugo" and with Hugo's inscription on the front wrapper entrusting this volume to his brother-in-law: "aux soins de M. Paul Foucher."
Foucher (1810-1875) was a novelist, playwright and journalist and the brother of Hugo's wife, Adèle Foucher.
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