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Catalogue de la biblioth?que de M. Ricardo Heredia.

Heredia, Ricardo.

Published by ?m. Paul, L. Huard, & Guillemin 1891?1894, Paris, 1891
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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First edition: Auction catalogue of the extensive, impressive library of bibliophile Ricardo Heredia y Livermore, Conde de Benahav?s (1831?96). Heredia built "perhaps the greatest collection of Spanish books ever formed" (as noted by an old cataloguing slip laid into this set), incorporating the former Salv? y Mall?n collection; this catalogue serves as an important reference work for a wide swathe of Spanish literature, theology, belles-lettres, etc. The listings are augmented in the first three volumes by numerous in-text reproductions of illustrations and title-pages from the books. This copy includes => auction prices neatly inked alongside every book. 8vo (27 cm, 10.6"). 4 vols. I: xxiii, [1], 332 pp.; illus. II: xi, [1], 482, [2] pp.; illus. III: viii, 340 pp.; illus. IV: viii, 524 pp. Contemporary treed sheep, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and volume labels and gilt-ruled bands; sides showing minor rubbing, edges, joints, and extremities moreso. All hinges (inside) cracked or tender, some endpapers with pencilled notations. Vol. I: Two pages with light offsetting from now-absent item, one leaf with lower outer corner torn away. Vol. IV with bookplate of Alvaro de Fontagud y Aguilera. Pages gently age-toned, most noticeably in vol. IV, with occasional light smudges; each volume with last page browned. Bookseller Inventory # 29161

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Title: Catalogue de la biblioth?que de M. Ricardo ...

Publisher: ?m. Paul, L. Huard, & Guillemin 1891?1894, Paris

Publication Date: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

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