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TENISON, Lady Louisa.
London Richard Bentley. FIRST EDITION 1853, small 4to, approximately 270 x 180 mm, 10¾ x 7 inches, folding lithographed frontispiece and 23 tinted lithographed plates, woodcut vignette to title page and 19 woodcuts in the text, all illustrations after drawings by the author and Egron Lundgren, pages: xi, [3], [1]-488, bound in full maroon morocco by Ramage of London, his name at bottom of first pastedown, gilt title and decoration between raised band to spine, decorative gilt lozenge in centre of both covers, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Slight edge wear, spine slightly darkened, pale uneven darkening to covers, tiny crack at foot of lower hinge, slight damage to edge of upper cover, 2 small closed tears at inner edge of folding frontispiece neatly repaired on blank side, very occasional slight faint fox spots, a few to upper margin of 2 plates, small old ink stain to top edge of margin of text and plate at page 22, nowhere near image or text, 1 tissue guard missing, 1 slightly creased. A very good clean sturdy copy. The plates show: Alhambra from Sn. Nicolás (frontispiece), Malaga from the Ermitas, Arriving at a Posada, Carmen - Granada, Lanjaron, Cathedral - Seville, Gypsey-Dance, Processions - Holy Week, The Fair (Feria) - Seville, Cartuja - Xeres, Grazalema, Ronda, Antequera, Night on the Picacho, Palace- Madrid, Penaranda, Sto. Domingo de Silos, Tomb of the Cid, Sn. Gregorio - Valladolid, Cathedral, Leon, Escorial, San Justo - Segovia, Toledo, Cathedral - Córdoba. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]
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