Baudelaire in a fine French binding

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:25


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Lot 91: (Fine Bindings) Author: Baudelaire, Charles. Title: Les Fleurs du Mal. Place Published: Paris. Publisher: A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud. Date Published: 1910. Description: (iv) , 292, (6) pp. 4 ad pages inserted at rear. Illustrations by Georges Rochegrosse. (8vo) 24.5x16 cm (93/4x6 1/4") full brown morocco, inlaid floral designs on front, rear, and spine, wide dentelles with inlaid tan morocco borders with gilt rule, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Rebacked with the original spine laid down; original wrappers bound in. No. 171 of 100 copies on Japan vellum containing the plates in proof and finished states. Finely bound by the noted French bookbinder Henri Blanchetiere. Condition: Light wear; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $1500-$2000
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