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Flowers of Evil by  Charles (trans by Lewis Piaget Shanks with illus. by Major Felten) Baudelaire - First thus - 1931 - from Arthur Fournier Fine & Rare (SKU: 254)

Flowers of Evil

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Flowers of Evil

by Baudelaire, Charles (trans by Lewis Piaget Shanks with illus. by Major Felten)

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100 pp. livre d'artiste paring Shanks' fine translation of Baudelaire's poetry with rapturously dark art deco illustrations. 4to. Very good overall, slightly rubbed at extremities. Illus. boards in lilac and silver, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Housed in original slipcase (expertly repaired). Text block has slight bump to gutter near foot of the spine, else very good. [254] A lovely copy of Felten's finely illustrated Baudelaire for the Jazz age.

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Bookseller
Arthur Fournier Fine & Rare US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
254
Title
Flowers of Evil
Author
Baudelaire, Charles (trans by Lewis Piaget Shanks with illus. by Major Felten)
Illustrator
Major Felten
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First thus
Publisher
Ives Washburn
Place of Publication
New York City
Date published
1931

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About Arthur Fournier Fine & Rare

Fournier Fine & Rare is an independent, ABAA-member rare bookseller based in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2013, we have specialized in primary source materials related to the transformative cultural movements of the late 20th century, modern conflicts, disruptive technologies, music, and the visual arts.

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bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.

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