8vo, pp. 96,  + 4 full-page illustrations by the author; small stain to upper edge of a few leaves; bound in red half leather gilt, with the original wrappers (a bit dust-soiled) bound in.
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El Arte de birlibirloque (Entendimiento del toreo).
First edition, no. 393 of an unspecified limited printing on thick paper. A collection of aphorisms on the subject of bull fighting, by one of the best Spanish essayists of the twentieth century.
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Versi latini dell’ eminentissimo Sig. Cardinale Angelo Durini sopra il Cocchio Volante del Sig. di Montgolfier volgarizzati da Francesco Mainoni C.R.B.
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ST MICHAEL OVERSEES LEGAL THESES [LAW.]
Patrui optimi patrono. Theses utriusque juris. Ex materia sortito ducta ... Has theses ex utroque jure ... praeside cl. v. D. Philippo Lalourcey, J.U.D. consult. facult. Paris. aggregato ... tueri conabitur [blank left for name] die Lunae 14 Februarii, anno Dom. 1757 ab undecima ad primam. Aderunt cum jure sufragii sorte ducti clar. D.D. Aleaume, Desfévres, J. Girard, Boyer, Lalourcey, Deferriere. Parisiis, in antiquo juris auditorio. Pro baccalaureatu.
An unrecorded broadside detailing nine theses in canon law and nine in civil law defended at the law faculty in Paris on 14 February 1757 for the degree of Bachelor of Laws, with a remarkable headpiece depicting St Michael.