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Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club

Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club
Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club
Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club
Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club

Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club
Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Mal, The Flowers of Evil Charles Baudelaire. Limited Edition Number 146 of 300, folio size, unpaginated [36] pp. Signed by Henri Cartier-Bresson, with LEC Monthly Newsletter. A stunning production of Baudelaire paired with Cartier-Bresson's searing photography.

In'Les Fleurs du Mal' (The Flowers of Evil), Charles Baudelaire explored the dark regions of the human psyche. From that masterpiece of mid-nineteenth century poetry, the world-renowned artist Henri Cartier-Bresson culled three poems through which he sought to express the poet's thought via the medium of photography:'What a Pair of Eyes Can Promise,''The Giantess,' and'Agnostos Theos'-or, to give them their original French titles respectively:'Les Presses d'un Visage,''Hymne. Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Mal, The Flowers of Evil. Baudelaire, Charles; Leymarie, Jean (Afterward); Cartier-Bresson, Henri (Photographs).

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1997. Number 146 of 300, folio size, unpaginated [36] pp. From that masterpiece of mid-nineteenth century poetry, the world-renowned artist Henri Cartier-Bresson culled three poems through which he sought to express the poet's thought via the medium of photography:'What a Pair of Eyes Can Promise,''The Giantess,' and'Agnostos Theos'-or, to give them their original French titles respectively:'Les Presses d'un Visage,''Hymne,' and'La Geante.

They range from pure inspiration of love to unabashed sensuality - the variegated petals of the flowers of evil. " Presented here "on facing pages, Baudelaire's original; French poems and their English translations, all chosen as the most faithful versions that have been made. Above info and quotes from the LEC Newsletter. DESCRIPTION: Original full red linen over boards with printed paper label inset to the upper board, fore-edge uncut, white endpapers, four photogravures including the frontispiece; hand-set Walbaum type, mould-made cover stock from the Arches mill in Epinal, France, folio size (14.5" by 14"), unpaginated [36] pp. Limited edition, this number 146 of 300, signed by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

LEC Monthly Newsletter loosely laid in, housed in a red linen fall-down-back box lined in black velvet. CONDITION: An immaculate copy in a like case; very fine.

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  • Subject: Literature & Fiction
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Special Attributes: Illustrated
  • Author: Charles Baudelaire
  • Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
  • Place of Publication: New York
  • Year Printed: 1997
  • Original/Facsimile: Original


Charles Baudelaire / Three Poems from Les Fleurs du Signed Limited Editions Club