Charles Baudelaire - The Flowers of Evil

The Cover Artwork was created by Marco Sabbatani, the winner of our Book Cover Contest.

Charles Baudelaire - The Flowers of Evil

€40.00Price
  • Cover design by Marco Sabbatani

    First edition, limited to 250 hand-numbered copies

     

    Baudelaire’s most famous poetical effort is the result of a slow and immersed work. The poems focus is on death, of disease, of prostitution, of the ordinary street life of Paris, of everything that shed light or spoke to humanity. Scandalous at the time of first publishing, and still challenging nowadays. Some critics call it a “masterpiece of passion, art and poetry”.

    Our edition comprises all the original poems, including the censored ones, following the 1868 edition. It summarizes our favourite translations by William Aggeler, Roy Campbell, Cyril Scott and more.

     

    ​Hardcover bound in red cialux Textile
    Measures 100x160 mm
    120 gram red Endpapers
    Printed on 115 g wood free, age resistant Munken Premium Cream paper
    Sewn book block
    Black ribbon marker and Headbands

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