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FORD, Richard
Hand-book for travellers in Spain, and readers at home. Describing the country and cities, the natives and their manners; the antiquities, religion, legends, fine arts, literature, sports, and gastronomy: with notices on Spanish history.
London: John Murray, 1845. 2 vols. Part 1: xii, 556 pages; 1 folding map "Kingdom of Andalucia" at rear. Part 2: vi, 557-1064pp + 24 pages of adverts The Handbook Advertiser printed on bright blue paper; publisher's adverts on front and rear pastedowns. 1 folding map in pocket on rear cover entitled "Travelling map of Spain taken from the Guía general of F.X. Cabens". Original light brown cloth with cover title in gilt "Murray's Hand-book Spain". Both volumes sympathetically rebacked to match and with original cloth spine covering put back. Text and maps in very good condition (the latter without tears). First edition. Alberich 1060; Palau 93498. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Jack Baldwin Rare Books [Glasgow, United Kingdom]
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