Charles Baudelaire. Un Manger d'Opium: Extrait de Paradis Artificiels. Compositions en couleurs graves sur bois de Leon Masson. Super royal 4to, 33cm, pp.126, colophon, extra plates, La Mandragore, 16, rue Cassette, Paris, 1945.
Printed on Rives handmade paper at l'Imprimerie Minerve. Woodcut title-page, full-page woodcut frontispiece, twenty-four half-page woodcuts, seven smaller woodcuts and nine initials, all printed in colours. Number 21 of 16 copies with an original illustration, two unpublished woodcuts and an extra suite of plates, from at total edition of 170 copies. Woodcut illustrations printed in colours, an extra suite of plates an original drawings by Leon Masson, loose in original wrappers, original glassine, housed in original card drop-back box, titled in red, the box worn, but holding. A near fine copy.