Mes Souvenirs les Boulevards de 1840-1870
signed 349 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
1884 · Paris
by Claudin, Gustave
Paris: Calmann Lévy, Éditeur, 1884. Third edition (same year as first). 349 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Half red morocco, marbled boards. Text marked throughout in blue pencil, upper joint split, needs rebbacking. Third edition (same year as first). 349 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed from Author to Editor of "La Plume" Magazine. Half title inscribed: "Á mon jeune confrère et ami Léon Deschamps directeur de la Plume. Trés sympathique Hommage. Gustave Claudin."
La Plume (1889-1913) was one of the most important journals of the period. It was founded by Deschamps and included contributions from all the various literary currents afoot: Symbolism, Decadentism, Occultism, Regionalism, etc. It contains many special issueson such figures as Moréas, Baudelaire, Verlaine, and such schools as the Félibres, the Décadents, and the Occultists. (Inventory #: 59952)