Hugo, Victor, French writer (1802-1885). Autograph letter signed.

Hauteville House (Guernsey), 3 Jan. 1865.

Large 8vo. 2 pp. on double leaf. With autogr. address.

 6,500.00

To Louis Labarre, Brussels, praising him as a poet-prophet: "J'ai lu, mon cher frère, votre [illegible] et j'y ai retrouvé votre ami. Vous avez mis là toutes les hautes aspirations et votre espoir. […] Vos quatre beaux vers d'envoi m'ont vivement touché. Je Vous accorde [?] mon applaudissement ému, et ma cordialité profonde".

Louis Labarre (1810-92) was a Belgian author, journalist, editor of "La Nation", publishing French political dissenters.

Paper professionally repaired, a few words blurred by ink bleed.

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