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Chronicle of the Cid, from the Spanish
Daniel Bixby [Printed by Freeman and Bolles], Lowell 1846 - First American edition. Southey's translation first published in 1808. 8vo. Southey gathered, edited and translated some of the numerous stories of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz, known better by the title given him by the Arabs of "El Cid" or "El Seid." Inscribed on the endpaper "John Clark Esq. with the regards of Daniel Bixby. Lowell March 1848." A pencilled notation on the endpapers provides the following information: "He married Priscilla Sparhawk Hodges (sister of George Atkinson Hodges) Sept 4, 1821. She died Oct. 12, 1882 he died Jan. 28, 1851, both in Salem." NCBEL 3:256 Richly bound in dark brown morocco ruled in blind with all edges gilt and gauffered. Binding by P. Low of Boston with his stamp on the endpaper. A fine and attractive copy First American edition. Southey's translation first published in 1808. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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