THE SALVÁ COPY

Iusta poetica, y Alabanzas justas que hizo la Insigne Villa de Madrid al bienauenturado San Isidro en las Fiestas de su Beatificacion, recopiladas por Lope de Vega Carpio. Dirigidas a la misma Insigne Villa.

Madrid, widow of Alonso Martin, 1620.

4to, ff. [viii], 140, with a large engraved title vignette depicting San Isidro (who stands in the fields while behind him an angel does the ploughing for him), signed I. de Courbes; traces of old ownership inscription erased from title; a very good copy in nineteenth-century polished calf, spine gilt, with the device of Vicente Salvá (1786–1849) stamped in gilt on covers; the Heredia copy, with book label.

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Iusta poetica, y Alabanzas justas que hizo la Insigne Villa de Madrid al bienauenturado San Isidro en las Fiestas de su Beatificacion, recopiladas por Lope de Vega Carpio. Dirigidas a la misma Insigne Villa.

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First edition. A collection of verses, edited by Lope de Vega and including his own compositions, written to celebrate the beatification of San Isidro, patron saint of Madrid, in May 1620.

The eleventh-century San Isidro was beatified in Rome on May 2, 1619, by Pope Paul V. A festival took place in the Plaza Mayor in Madrid the following year on the anniversary of Isidro’s death, and it was for this occasion that the verses published here were produced. The list of contributors runs to five pages and is a roll-call of Spanish poets active in early seventeenth-century Spain. Salvá lists the contributors in his catalogue (Catálogo de la Bibliotheca de Salvá I, 408), presumably describing the present copy.

Palau 356421; Salvá 408 (this copy).

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