Lot 254: HUGO, VICTOR. Autograph Letter Signed, "VM. Hugo," to "Sir," in French,
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: HUGO, VICTOR. Autograph Letter Signed, "VM. Hugo," to "Sir," in French, replying to a request to interpret three poems. 1 page, 8vo; folds. (MRS) Np, nd
". . . [T]he least insignificant of the three poems about which you . . . consult me is that which has as title: The Souls[?]. I don't even know any more . . . unless it [is] a translation of a passage of Virgil that I made . . . .
"Besides, you are perfectly capable of choosing your fantasy . . . ."