PRICE, Lake (illustrator); FORD, Richard.

Tauromachia,

£6,500

Tauromachia,
or the Bull-Fights of Spain, illustrated by Twenty-Six Plates, representing the most remarkable Incidents and Scenes in the Arenas of Madrid, Seville, and Cadiz.
London, J. Hogarth, 1852

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Description

A handsome copy of a rare, lively set of bull fighting plates.

Description

First edition; folio 540 x 370mm (21¼ x 14½ inches); 26 plates, including lithographic title, numbered in ink by hand, pages mounted on tabs, lithographic title laid down, closed tears and soiling to margins, repair to lower edge of printed title, some minor, occasional soiling and minor chips to other plates, otherwise very good; modern half calf gilt, marbled boards, gilt lettering piece to upper board, edges rubbed; [7], 8-16 pp.

Bibliography

Palau 236895; not in Abbey Travel.

 

Stock ID: 96272