French poet (1802-1885), novelist and dramatist of the Romantic era, one of the most famous writers in French language. Autograph letter, written on 2 pages of a bifolium, to a Mr. Durmont, in French (sold untranslated). Hugo writes "our famous trial of 1832...Le Roi S´Amuse". He is asking about the location of his contract, and is requesting its return. Total size is 9 x 7 inches, but folded into a small bifolium with 4 pages that are 4.5 x 7 inches, with the letter on 2 pages (front and verso) and the text "Mr Durmont" in a 3rd.
Bold, clear signature at the end, a repaired tear on the blank page and the page where the recipient is, minor folds, in overall very good to excellent condition.
ALSO INCLUDED is a beautiful photograph of Victor Hugo, a modern print, 4.8 x 7 inches, perfect to frame with this autograph letter if desired.