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History of a Crime – Victor Hugo (Vol 1) (1888)

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History of a Crime – Victor Hugo (Vol 1) (1888)

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Title: History of a Crime – Vol 1 (Deposition of a Witness)
Author: Victor Hugo, Huntington Smith (trans)
ISBN: –
Publisher: TY Crowell & Sons, 1888
Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Gilt to spine, crest on boards. In exceptional condition for its age.

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Title: History of a Crime – Vol 1 (Deposition of a Witness)
Author: Victor Hugo, Huntington Smith (trans)
ISBN: –
Publisher: TY Crowell & Sons, 1888
Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Gilt to spine, crest on boards. In exceptional condition for its age.

Note: Vol 1 only (of two volumes).

About the book:

Hugo’s classic novel about Napoleon III’s takeover of France.

“This book is more than timely; it is needed. I publish it.” – Hugo, 1877

      THE FIRST DAY--THE AMBUSH.

I. "Security"
II. Paris sleeps--the Bell rings
III. What had happened during the Night
IV. Other Doings of the Night
V. The Darkness of the Crime
VI. "Placards"
VII. No. 70, Rue Blanche
VIII. "Violation of the Chamber"
IX. An End worse than Death
X. The Black Door
XI. The High Court of Justice
XII. The Mairie of the Tenth Arrondissement
XIII. Louis Bonaparte's Side-face
XIV. The D'Orsay Barracks
XV. Mazas
XVI. The Episode of the Boulevard St. Martin
XVII. The Rebound of the 24th June, 1848, on the 2d December 1851
XVIII. The Representatives hunted down
XIX. One Foot in the Tomb
XX. The Burial of a Great Anniversary

THE SECOND DAY--THE STRUGGLE.

I. They come to Arrest me
II. From the Bastille to the Rue de Cotte
III. The St. Antoine Barricade
IV. The Workmen's Societies ask us for the Order to fight
V. Baudin's Corpse
VI. The Decrees of the Representatives who remained Free
VII. The Archbishop
VIII. Mount Valérien
IX. The Lightning begins to flash among the People
X. What Fleury went to do at Mazas
XI. The End of the Second Day