Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1958. Hardcover. 8vo. Eggshell quarter cloth over eggshell boards. Pictorial dust jacket. 622 pp. plus errata.
Shelf wear to jacket edges. Brown stain on top and right block edges.
This is an early edition of New Direction's definitive printing of Starkie's critical biography of French poet Baudelaire. The original edition of Starkie's book had been out of print for several decades before ND was able to convince the author to authorize a reprint. Good / good. Item #1531