London & New York: The Blackamore Press / Random House, 1930. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 5-7/8 x 8-1/4", blue cloth, 125pp, notes, gilt top-edge, deckled fore and bottom-edges, 8 illus. Item #900545
Translated by Ch. Isherwood; Introduction by T. S. Eliot. #304 of a first limited English edition of 400 copies; one of 250 copies for sale in the U.S. by Random House. The text was printed by the Westminster Press in London, and the illustrations, reproducing Ch. Baudelaire's drawings, were printed by D. Jacomet in Paris; all under the care of J. E. Pouterman.
A collection of essays by French poet Charles Baudelaire gleaned from his journals.
Previous owner's bookplate first paste-down endpaper, internally clean and tight, a little faint darkening around edges of rear board, else a near fine copy.