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Parnaso chileno.

CORTÉS, José Domingo, ed.

Published by Santiago de Chile, Imprenta de la República, de Jacinto Núñez, 1871., 1871
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4°, contemporary black quarter morocco with marbled boards (some wear), gilt spine with raised bands in five compartments, title in second compartment from top. Light foxing on first and final leaves. Leaf 37-2 loose. Internally fine, overall good to very good. Editor's signed ("J.D. Cortés") and dated (1872) presentation inscription on half-title to Sr. de Andrada. (3 ll.), ii, 437 pp. *** Second edition, considerably augmented, of a work that first appeared with the title Poetas chilenos, Santiago 1865. "Nuestro Parnaso chileno se puede pues considerar en parte como una segunda edición de los Poetas chilenos, inmensamente correjida i aumentada. Nos hemos empeñado en reunir en este tomo los mejores composiciones poéticas de nuestros bardos; i aun hai muchas inéditas, que los autores nos han remitido espresamente para este libro" (p. ii). Parnaso chileno gives brief biographies of the twenty nineteenth-century poets (including three women) examples of whose works are reproduced here: Domingo Arteaga Alemparte, Eduardo de la Barra Lastarria, Emilio Bello, Manuel Blanco Cuartin, Guillermo Blest Gana, Isidoro Errazuriz, Hermójenes de Irisarri, Martin José Lira, Eusebio Lillo, Mercedes Marin de Solar, Guillermo Matta, Rosario Orrego de Uribe, Luis Rodriguez Velasco, Zorobabel Rodriguez, Mercedes Ignacia Rojas, Salvador Sanfuentes, José Antonio Soffia, Enrique del Solar, Quiteria Varas Marin, and Carlos Walker Martinez.*** Briseño II, 236: calling for 437 pp. Copac locates a copy at the British Library. Rebiun locates copies with the same title, by M. Tobias Vera, with dates of 1910, 1920, 1939, 1999. NUC: TxU, OU, NcD, CtY; locating the Poetas chilenos at NNE only. Bookseller Inventory # 21207

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Title: Parnaso chileno.

Publisher: Santiago de Chile, Imprenta de la República, de Jacinto Núñez, 1871.

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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