Limited edition, being one of 950 hand-numbered copies of a total print run of 1000. With a handsome engraved title-page and manuscript reproduction as frontispiece. 8vo, publisher’s original black boards backed in black calf, gilt lettered on the spine. 288 pp. An attractive copy with light evidence of age at the tips. LIMITED EDITION and a handsome printing of Baudelaire’s most famous works. This is Arthur Symons’ important translation. Baudelaire poem are important in the symbolism, and for their impact on the modernist movement. The poems deal with themes relating to decadence and eroticism. Both Baudelaire and his original publisher were prosecuted under the regime of the Second Empire as an "outrage aux bonnes mœurs", an insult to public decency. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: FLEURS DU MAL, Petits Poemes en Prose, Les ...
Publisher: London The Casanova Society 1925
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