Sign In | Register
[The Flowers of Evil] Les Fleurs du Mal by  Charles Baudelaire - First Edition - 1857 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

[The Flowers of Evil] Les Fleurs du Mal

by Baudelaire, Charles

Condition: Near Fine


Paris: Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1857. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing; first issue with the running title misprint "Feurs" on page 31 and 108, and page 45 incorrectly numbered as 44, and with the six later suppressed poems present. Bound in recent black cloth, with titles in gilt on the spine. Near Fine. Contents toned, with a small (paperclip?) impression to early pages; two small stray ink marks and several corner creases toward terminal pages. An enormously influential collection of poems famously dubbed a "frisson nouveau" (a "shock" or "shudder" or "thrill" of the new) by Victor Hugo, condemned by French authorities, and held up by the Symbolists and their descendants as one of the first stirrings of literary modernism.
  • Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 140938399
  • Title: [The Flowers of Evil] Les Fleurs du Mal
  • Author: Baudelaire, Charles
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Poulet-Malassis et de Broise
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1857
  • Keywords: Flowers of Evil
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry;

Categories



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
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]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

$20,000.00

FREE shipping to USA

More shipping options >




2018: Uncommonly Good Books Sold this year

Another year in the books...

...and 2018 seemed to last far longer than a mere twelve months. Despite the rollicking ride of our current social, economic and political climate, the rare and collectible book trade seems to be booming. Here are some of the most interesting books sold by Biblio booksellers in 2018:

Browse Rare Books

Browse rare books

Interested in rare and collectible books? Booksellers from around the world showcase some of their finest in Biblio's rare book room.


Trustpilot