Conquest of Granada 1829 Washington Irving First English Edition fine leather setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[18th Century Literature, Early American Authors, Washington Irving]
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A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada. From the Mss. of Fray Antonio Agapida, by Washington Irving.
Published 1829, London by John Murray.
2 volumes complete, pp. 407; 421. (with half-title in vol. 1).
First English Edition.
In beautiful 19th century 1/2 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt lettering and floral compartment decorations, marbled covers and end papers, top edges gilt.
Bindings remains tight and sound, internally tight, clean and free of spotting.
Lovely set, joints slightly flaked and scuffed in spots but leather remains supple, bindings clean and displaying exceptional visual appeal and age patina.
Much nicer than typical.
Books measures: 8" H X 5" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 2 1/4".