Ancient Spanish Ballads.

London, Bradbury & Evans for John Murray, 1856.

£450

4to., unpaginated. Profusely illustrated with wood engravings. Publisher’s prospectus included. Publisher’s decorated orange cloth, designed by Owen Jones (“The Grammar of Ornament”), cloth slightly damaged at head and tail, a little wear to corners. A good copy.

The first edition was published in 1841 (“The first time of the true ‘Illuminated Books’ [Ruari McLean, Victorian Book Design, p. 154]).

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