This edition was translated by Charles E. Wilbur, who was hired by the Carleton Publishing Company and was published just months after the French edition. He pursued writing vivaciously and wrote every morning. The sets shown below display some of the breadth of his work. He is not only considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers, he also produced more than 4, drawings and inspired many other artists and musicians.
He is also remembered as a campaigner for social causes, such as the abolition of capital punishment. The Works of Victor Hugo. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, c. International limited edition, One of a 1, copies. Octavo, thirty volumes.
The Enduring Words and Actions of Victor Hugo
Bound in contemporary three-quarter morocco over cloth. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. London: H.
Nichols, Limited edition, number 50 of 1, sets on Holland paper. Bound in three quarters morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt lined to the front and rear panel, inner dentelles. Each volume is illustrated with engraved plates, tissue guards present. Within these works, Hugo passed on to the world an incredible amount of wisdom.
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Here are just a few quotes that he graced the world with:. During his lifetime, Hugo was honored with one of the greatest tributes to any living writer. I want to be buried in their hearse. I refuse [funeral] orations of all churches. I beg a prayer to all souls. I believe in God.
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While he was loved and honored during his lifetime, his legacy has only continued to grow after his death, with over 70 million people having seen a professional Broadway production of Les Miserables. Previous Next.
Here are just a few quotes that he graced the world with: Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come. He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
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