Baudelaire, Charles (James Laver, ed.; Various translators; Auguste Rodin & Jacob Epstein, illus.)
- Les Fleurs Du Mal/Flowers of Evil - 2 Volume set Avec une Preface de Camille Mauclair/Edited with an Introduction and Notes
The Limited Editions Club, Paris France, 1940./The Fanfare Press for The Limited Editions Club, London, 1940.
French Volume: small quarto; full leather gilt-decorated and titled binding with blue suede insets to both boards and black endpapers; 282pp in French, untrimmed and top edge gilt, with six plates and many other illustrations, all with loose tissue guards. Rebound: text block edges toned. Original dustwrapper bound in before the rear endpapers. Fine in a like solander box with gilt titling. English Volume: small quarto; hardcover, with gilt spine and upper board titles; 304pp, untrimmed and top edge gilt, with a monochrome frontispiece and 21 plates likewise. Text block edges faintly toned. Slightly rolled. Fine in gilt-titled, mildly rubbed and repaired slipcase. The French volume is number 608 of a limited edition run of only 1,500 copies; the English volume is number 1,184 of a limited edition run of the same quantity. The French volume was delayed seven years in shipment because of World War II, with members not receiving the book until 1947.
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