Charles Baudelaire

Les Fleurs Du Mal

originally published:
Pairs : Poulet-malassis et De Broise

The title page of the first edition.

reference info

bio notes:
born: 4/9/1821
died: 8/31/1867
born as: Charles Pierre Baudelaire

One of the most influential French poets of the 19th Century. He was also an important critic and translator, particularly of Edgar Allan Poe.