Baudelaire (Charles), Les Fleurs du mal, Paris: Calmann-Lévy...





Baudelaire (Charles), Les Fleurs du mal, Paris: Calmann-Lévy, n.d., half-title, portrait frontispiece, later 19th/early 20th c three-quarter brown morocco over cloth by Otto Schulze & Co., Edinburgh, signed, top-edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, 8vo, Blunt (Wilfrid), The New Naturalist: The Art of Botanical Illustration, signed by the author, first edition, London: Collins, 1950, plates, contemporary red calf gilt by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath, signed, spine somewhat sunned and rubbed, upper-joint split, all edges gilt, 8vo, [&] Leymaire (Jean), Les Crayons Français du XVIₑ siècle, Paris: Fernand Hazan, n.d. [1947], illustrated, original papered boards, chipped and slightly soiled spine, 8vo, (3) 
Provenance: 3rd: Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, KG, MC, PC (1897-1977), British Prime Minister (1955-57); recto pastedown with his autograph ownership inscription, dated 1948.

Auction Date: 6th Feb 2024 at 10am

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