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Gonzalva of Cordova;

FLORIAN Jean Pierre Claris de (1793)

£350.00 

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or, Grenada Reconquered. Now First Translated from the French of M. Florian.Second Edition in English. 3 vols in 1. 12mo. [iii]-xi, [i], 227, [1] pp; [1]f, 246pp; [1]f, 246 pp. Contemporary calf, the covers with a gilt roll-tooled border (rebacked preserving the original gilt tooled spine). London: for J. Johnson,

Lacking the half-title in vol I, and repair to short marginal tear leaf B1. A good copy. According to ESTC the work was first published in Paris in 1791, and then translated into English and published in Perth, Scotland, by R. Morison in 1792, making this the first London edition, with three copies recorded (in the British Library, and in the libraries of the Universities of California and Illinois).

Stock Code: 50147