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VICTOR HUGO (1802-1885) Autograph letter signed «Victor Hugo» to his friend Gustave Frédérix.

Hauteville House [in Guernsey], «14 May» [1867]. 1 p. in-12, address signed with his initials. This revival of Hernani at the Comédie française had been suggested by Empress Eugenie. Victor Hugo accepted it on the condition that his text would not be subject to further censorship.