Erinnerungen aus Spanien. Aus den Papieren des Verfassers des Siebenjährigen Kampfes auf der Pyrenäischen Halbinsel von 1807 bis 1814... Mit acht Original-Abbildungen echt Spanischer Nationaltrachten.

Mannheim, Schwan- und Götz’sche Hofbuchhandlung, 1839.

8vo, pp. xii, 353 + 1 p. errata & 2 pp. publisher’s advertisements, with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 8 full-page hand-coloured engraved plates; Donaueschingen library-stamp on verso of title, some very light marginal staining; an excellent copy, in a fine contemporary binding of dark blue morocco, gilt border and decoration to sides and spine, gilt dentelles, edges gilt.

£1500

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First edition of these Spanish memoirs, by the German soldier and military historian Franz Xavier Rigel (1783-1852). The charming plates show traditional Spanish costumes, and include a scene at a bullfight. Bound in a German aristocratic binding of the period, in excellent condition.

Palau 267984.

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