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History of Spanish and Portuguese Literature by Frederick Bouterwek, trans. Thomasina Ross, 1823 first edition.

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History of Spanish and Portuguese Literature by Frederick Bouterwek. in Two Volumes (bound as one). Translated from the Original German by Thomasina Ross.

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Published by Boosey and Sons, London. First edition. 1823. A scarce first printing of this English translation.

A good copy of this uncommon book. Considerable splitting along vertical hinge at spine. Covers still bound, but front cover fragile. Full leather with decorated spine. Marbled edges to text block.

Endpapers with feathered marbling, cracked at inside joint. Owner's signature to title page. Text is very good - the text block itself is firm and solid and is generally very clean, but with some foxing in places. the two volumes are bound as one, making for a substantial tome.

610pp + 406pp.

Language: English.

Dimensions: Approximately 218mm high x 145mm wide x 59mm deep.

Unpacked weight approximately 1.26kg.