Flowers Of Evil


By Baudelaire

Beautifully illustrated edition of this famous collection of poems

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  • First Thus [Peter Pauper Press, New York, 1958]; 61pp; illustrated boards, a fine copy; in excellent price-clipped dustjacket replicating design on board
  • Controversial at the time of publication but now considered a core contribution to French poetry
  • Printed for the collection’s 100th anniversary [First Edition published by Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, Paris, 1857]
  • Illustrated by Jeff Hill
  • Translated & with foreword by Jacques Leclercq
  • This selection contains five of the six controversial poems that caused such an uproar upon initial publication [missing Lesbos]