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CASTILE AND ANDALUCIA.
London Richard Bentley 1853 - FIRST EDITION 1853, small 4to, approximately 270 x 180 mm, 10¬ĺ x 7 inches, folding lithographed frontispiece and 23 tinted lithographed plates, woodcut title page vignette and 19 woodcuts in the text, all illustrations after drawings by the author and Egron Lundgren, pages: xi, (3), 488, bound in the original publisher's full maroon morocco, single ruled gilt border to covers with decorative gilt lozenge at centre, gilt lined raised bands to spine, with gilt motif to compartments, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, ornate gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Spine gilt slightly dull, pale uneven stains to covers, tiny crack at foot of lower hinge, 2 small closed tears at inner edge of folding frontispiece neatly repaired, 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. Nicol√°s (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 - C√≥rdoba. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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