LIMITED TO 50 SETS BOUND IN SUPERB HALF MOROCCO BY PETRUS RUBAN
HUGO, Victor ~ Les Misérables.
PARIS: Hugues, (1879-1882)
5 volume set, 11 inches tall. A wonderful half morocco 'mosaïques' binding by Petrus Ruban with gilt bands, floral patterns and mosaïques onlays to the spines representing images found in the respective volume. This edition containing almost 500 engraved designs is limited to only 50 sets on 'papier de Chine', of which this set is number 12. One of the greatest novels of the 19th century, beautifully bound and in pristine condition.