25 June 2009
VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896). Les Poètes maudits. Tristan Corbière. Arthur Rimbaud. Stéphane Mallarmé. Paris: Léon Vanier, 1884.
In-12 (182 x 115 mm). Trois portraits sur Chine hors texte. Reliure signée Semet et Plumelle, maroquin noisette, double encadrement de filets à froid sur les plats, dos à nerfs, doublure de maroquin rouge, gardes de moire noisette, tranches dorées, couverture conservée, étui assorti (couverture légèrement salie avec une petite restauration).
ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Carteret Romantique II, 422; Vicaire VII, 992; Lhermitte 598.
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