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Sale 2514 Lot 30
PAUL VERLAINE (1844-1896)
[iv], 48,  pp. Slim 8vo, later brown cloth, front cover blocked and lettered in gilt, trace of wear to spine tips; original wrappers bound in, small inked signature to top of front wrapper; page numbers 44-48 corrected by hand. [Paris]: Imprimé sous le manteau, .
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500
limited edition, copy "E" of 25 lettered copies printed on japan vellum. Verlaine's final collection of poems, posthumously published. The fifteen poems center on queer love and were intended as a companion piece to his "Femmes" (1890). The final poem in this volume written in collaboration with Arthur Rimbaud. Carteret, II, p. 435.