Flowers of Evil (Le Fleurs du mal)
by Charles Baudelaire
The Limited Editions Club, London, 1940
9 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 2 inches
Full leather binding, tight back flexible
sewing on tapes, hand sewn double silk endbands, rough edge
gilding on all edges. Doublures are mirrored mylar, fly
sheets are leather. Drop back box is leather and
ultra-suede. All leather is Harmatan tie-died goatskin.
Lithographic illustrations from drawings by Jacob Epstein
printed by Fernand Mourlot in Paris.
"After a 37 year career in computer systems, a lifetime
of pleasure in reading and a serious interest in art meshed
when I discovered bookbinding. I now study with Eleanore