BAUDELAIRE, [Charles]. ~ Les Paradis artificiels. Du Vin et du haschisch. [Genève: P. Cailler, imp. A. Kundig], Les Trésors de la Littérature Française, .
16mo (200 × 133 mm), pp. 211, . Uncut and partially unopened in original wrappers. Slight tears to glassine cover (slight loss), otherwise an excellent copy.
A 1946 edition of Baudelaire’s Les Paradis artificiels, first published in 1860. Here Baudelaire writes about the effects of hashish and opium and how they could aid mankind in reaching an ‘ideal’ world. He also analyses the motivation of the addict and the psychedelic experience of the user.