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Season in Hell

Arthur Rimbaud

“TO POSSESS THE TRUTH IN ONE BODY AND ONE SOUL”: ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE’S RIMBAUD, SIGNED

MAPPLETHORPE, Robert. A Season in Hell. Translated by Paul Schmidt. With Photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. (New York): The Limited Editions Club, (1986). Small folio, original full red morocco, original black cloth slipcase. $1950.

Signed limited edition, number 137 of only 1000 copies, signed by Robert Mapplethorpe and translator Paul Schmidt, with eight superb photogravure plates after photographs by Mapplethorpe.

This lovely private-press edition was designed by Benjamin Shiff, printed at the Wild Carrot Press and bound by Jovonis. The original French text and the English translation are printed on facing pages.

A fine copy.

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