The Flowers of Evil
  • The Flowers of Evil


    Charles Baudelaire.


    Richard R. Smith Publisher: 1950. First edition thus. Hardcover in dust jacket. Near fine.


    Translation and Psychoanalytic Notes by Arthur F. Kraetzer. 


    "A Thought, a Form, a Human Fate

    From azure sky cast down below

    Into the muddy Styx and slow,

    Where Heaven's eyes ne'er penetrate . . ."