Inscribed Twice

Some Account of the Life and Writings of Lope Felix de Vega Carpio and Guillen de Castro.

London: Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817.

Price: $750.00

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First thus. xv, 261, [1]; vii, [i], 232 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Inscribed Twice. Bound in full contemporary brown polished calf, spines rubbed, brown binder's ticket on front pastedowns, "Bound by Smith 49 Long Acre", in each volume; front joint of vol. I starting, fixing to preliminaries, else very good.

Item #37583

INSCRIBED on the first blank leaf of volume I, "With the author's best regards March 1834 London" and on the title page of both volumes, "To my dear Aunt Mrs. Moore, E.V. Holland." Lady Holland's Aunt, Mrs. Moore of NYC, was Clement C. Moore's mother.
The first volume, containing the account of Lope de Vega's life and writings was first published in 1806; this is the first two volume edition and the first containing the treatment of Guillen de Castro.