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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo (Signet Books)

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    The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo (Signet Books)
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    US paperback edition of the famous French Gothic novel about Esmeralda and Quasimodo, set in Paris in 1482. Written by Victor Hugo, it was first published as Notre-Dame de Paris in 1831.

    Signet Classics CQ460, 1965. Cover art by James Hill. Author and title are set in Hess Neobold. Its dark towering letterforms are adorned with tiny serifs that help to retain their sharpness.

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