BABOU, Hippolyte.

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BABOU, Hippolyte.
Satirical letters and reviews. Paris, Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1860. In-12 (190 x 123 mm) de 2, 386 pp.; red half-maroquin with corners, spine with nerves, golden head (Pagnant). Original edition. One of the 1000 copies on edition paper. " Le véhément Babou dedicates his 19 satirical letters to various personalities: in Sainte-Beuve, in de Surville, in Macaulay, in Banville.... "(Oberlé). Today relegated to the literary fringe, Hippolyte Babou was nevertheless a prominent writer in the mid-nineteenth century, among other friends of Baudelaire to whom he breathed the title of The Flowers of Evil, he excelled in the genre of satire. Good copy, small blemishes on the binding. Oberlé, Poulet-Malassis, 146.
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