Valencia: Los Herederos de Geronimo Conejos, 1757.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #045398
Mismatched set, one in full contemporary vellum, one in early acid calf. Light wear and browning to the vellum, inner joint cracked and spine pulling away from text block, leather binding well worn with an old bookseller sticker to the front board. Light scattered foxing, mild dampstain in the top margin of vol. 1, both very good internally overall, volume 2 with an old signature to the title. 64ll, xxxiv, 373pp; 532pp.
The first edition of Mayans' great work - one of the finest examples of enlightenment rhetoric and, through examples, a central anthology of literary Spanish. Palau V 113. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Philosophy; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 045398.