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THE BIBLE IN SPAIN; OR, THE JOURNEYS, ADVENTURES, AND IMPRISONMENTS OF AN ENGLISHMAN, IN AN ATTEMPT TO CIRCULATE THE SCRIPTURES IN THE PENINSULA - 3 Volumes
London:John Murray. 1843. 3rd edition. xxiii+370pp+2pp ads; viii+398pp+2pp ads; and viii+391pp+1pp ads. Hardcovers. Green cloth lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear to edges, spine ends and edge points gently bumped. All three spine labels are age toned but intact with no chipping. Interally, all 3 volumes have glue residue to inside front boards where bookplates once resided. Volume 1 has an inscription to top of the 1st free end-page and an ad for "Mr Murray's Handbook for Spain" tipped in at half title page. Volumes 2 and 3 have a previous owners signature to the top of the title page but otherwise, all three volumes are clean and bright. All bindings are tight with hinges intact. A very good, clean set.
Boston:Small, Maynard and Company. 1898. 293pp. Hardcover. Ex-library with small library book plate on inside front board, number on bottom of spine and small library stamp on title page, frontispiece and map. Aside from the library markings and some light foxing scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy.
THE ZINCALI; OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE GYPSIES OF SPAIN, WTH AN ORIGINAL COLLECTION OF THEIR SONGS AND POETRY, AND A COPIOUS DICTIONARY OF THEIR LANGUAGE. 2 Volumes
London:John Murray. 1843. 2nd edition. xxiv+352pp and vi+155pp+4pp catalogue. Hardcover. Green boards soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges, spine ends, and edge points gently bumped. Spine labels darkened with age, with chipping to label on Volume 1. Internally, both volumes have glue residue to inside front board where bookplates used to reside, volume 1 has some bookseller notes in pencil to verso of 1st free end-page, and both volumes have end-papers which are soiled and age-toned, with loss of paper to inside rear boards, and light foxing to first few pages. Volume 2 has a horizontal inch and a half tear to 1st free endpage. Both bindings are tight but volume 1's hinges have cracked. Overall, a near very good set.
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