Les Epaves… avec un eau-forte frontispiece de Félicien Rops.

Amsterdam, A L’Enseigne du Coq [Brussels, Poulet-Malassis], 1866.

8vo, pp. [iv], ii, 165, with frontispiece by Félicien Rops printed on chine, preceeded by a leaf of explanation printed in red; title printed in red and black; a fine copy in a contemporary binding signed by Canape (fl. 1865-94) of half citron morocco, spine decorated gilt in compartments with a repeated faun’s head motif, top edge gilt, other edges uncut.


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Rare first edition of Baudelaire’s last book, a collection of poems published in Brussels, containing the 6 banned poems from Fleurs du mal - their first appearance since the 1857 first edition - and 17 new poems which had previously appeared in journals and reviews.

One of 250 large paper copies on hollande, from a total edition of 260 copies (10 were printed on chine).

Carteret I, 127.

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