Rimbaud: A Biography (Graham Robb) soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Basingstoke & Oxford: Picador, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: Unknown beyond the avant-garde at the time of his death, Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891) has been one of the most destructive and liberating influences on twentieth-century culture. He was the first poet to devise a scientifically plausible method for changing the nature of existence, the first to live a homosexual adventure as a model for social change, and the first to repudiate the myths on which his reputation still depends. Rimbauds abandonment of poetry in his early twenties has caused more lasting, widespread consternation than the break-up of the Beatles. Even in the mid-1880s, when the French Decadents were hailing him as a …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Price Clipped. Leans a little. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVIII] 551 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Biography catalogue?