Rare first duodecimo edition at the address Brockhaus & Avenarius in Leipzig with mention “Original Edition”, published simultaneously with the edition octavo by Delloye (Clouzot 89).
Entirely uncropped copy.
Established in a beautiful binding executed in the Bradel in red half-morocco at the corners, spine decorated with golden letters, a floret and gilded nets & dotted lines.
The first cover page was saved, cut out and climbed to the top.
Fresh and clean inside, some rare insignificant foxing.
Solid and decorative volume. leather a little past, surface scratches at the top at the level of the bits.
Ruy Blas is drama in five acts, composed in alexandrins, is a masterpiece of Romanticism and is among the most performed plays of the playwright.
Preceded by the important 21-page preface in which Hugo promotes the people as a problematic subject of history.
Leipzig, Brockhaus & Avenarius, 1838.
Duodecimo ( 19x12cm)
- Number of Books
- Bindings, Erotica, Genealogy, Literature
- Author/ Illustrator
- Victor Hugo
- Book Title
- Ruy Blas. Drame en 5 actes
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- Number of pages
- 19×12 cm