Theophile Gautier

Published by Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853
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First edition in English. Numerous copper-engravings including frontispiece: Gate of the Vivarambla & title-page vignette: Bridge of Irun. ***Good in blind floral embossed brown cloth-covered boards and gilt titles and decoration to spine. Front board damp-faded. Head of spine frayed, tail of spine rubbed. Corners of boards rubbed and bumped. Tiny bump top edge of rear board. Tiny brown splash to bottom of front pastedown and bottom of front free endpaper. Interior pages clean. Spine tight. No inscriptions. ***308 pages including index & four-page publisher's catalogue of titles to the rear. 194 mm x 130 mm. ***Contents: FROM PARIS TO BORDEAUX - Departure from Paris, Subterranean Dwellings, Chateau Regnault, Tours, Chatellerault, Angouleme, The Landes, Cubzac, Bordeaux, The Theatre, The Cathedral, St. Michael's Tower, Mummified Corpses, The Museum; FROM BORDEAUX TO VERGARA: The Landes, Arrival at Bayonne; Information for Travellers, Urrugne, Saint Jean de Luz, Human Smuggling, Bridge over the Bidassoa, Irun, Travelling with Mules, Primitive Carts, Beggar Children, Spanish Bridges, Oyarzun, Astigarraga, A Spanish Supper, Puchero, Arrival at Vergara; FROM VERGARA TO BURGOS: Vergara, Vittoria: the Baile Nacional and the French Hercules, The Passage of Pancorbo, The Asses and the Greyhounds, Burgos, A Spanish Fonda, Galley Slaves in Cloaks, The Cathedral, The Coffer of the Cid; The Cloisters, Paintings and Sculptures, The Cid's Houses, the Casa del Cordon, the Puerta de Santa Maria, The Theatre & the Actors, La Cartuja de Miraflores, General Thibaut & the Cid's bones; FROM BURGOS TO MADRID: El Correo Real, the Galeras, Valladolid, San Pablo, A Representation of Hernani, Santa Maria, Madrid; MADRID: Bull-fights, The Arena, Calesins, Espadas, Chulos, Banderilleros, and Picadores, Sevilla the Picador, La Estocada a Vuela Pies; The Prado, The Mantilla and Fan, The Spanish Type, The Water-Merchants, Coffee-houses of Madrid, Newspapers, The Politicians of the Puerta del Sol, Post Office, the Houses of Madrid, Tertullias, Spanish Society, The Teatro del Principe, The Queen's Palace, the Palace of the Cortes, and the Monument of the Dos de Mayo, The Armeria and El Buen Retiro; VISIT TO THE ESCURIAL: Aridity and Desolation of the Country, First View of the Escurial, Sombre Appearance of the building, The Church, the Blind Cicerone, the Pantheon Pictures, Anecdote of Spanish Robbers, EXCURSION TO TOLEDO: Illescas,The Puerto del Sol, Toledo, The Alcazar, The Cathedral, The Gregorian and Mozarabic Ritual, Our Lady of Toledo, San Juan de los Reyes, The Synagogue, Galiana, Karl, and Bradamant, the Bath of Florinda, The Grotto of Hercules, The Cardinal's Hospital, Toledo Blades; MADRID TO GRANADA: Procession of the Corpus Christi at Madrid, Arandjuez, A Patio, Ocana and its Environs, Tembleque and its Garters, A Night at Manzanares, Santa Cruz Knives, The Puerto de los Perros, Colony of Carolina, Baylen, Jaen, its Cathedral and it Majos, Granada, The Alameda, The Alhambra, The Generalife, The Albayein, Life at Granada, The Gitanos, The Carthusian Convent, Santo Domingo, Ascent of the Mulhacen; FROM GRANADA TO MALAGA: The Robbers and Cosarios of Adalusia, Alhama, Malaga, Travelling Students, A Bull-Fight, Montes, The Theatre; FROM MALAGA TO SEVILLE: Four-wheeled Galera, Caratraca, the "Mayoral", Eeija, the "Calle de los Cabelleros", La Carlotta, Cordova, The Archangel Raphael, The Mosque, Caliph Abderama, The Guadalquiver, Road to Seville; SEVILLE: Seville, The Cristina, The Torre del Oro, Italica, The Cathedral, The Giralda, The Alcazar, The Caridad and Don Juan de Marana; FROM CADIZ TO BARCELONA AND ROME: Cadiz, Visit to the Brig Le Voltigeur, The Rateros, Bull-fights, The Steamer, Gibraltar etc. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Ingram, Cooke, and Co.
Publication Date: 1853
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition in English

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