Aventures de Dernier Abencerage. FRANOIS-RENE DE CHATEAUBRIAND.

Aventures de Dernier Abencerage.

Publisher: Londres: Chez Treuttel et Würtz, Treuttel Fils et Richter, 1826.
Edition: First London edition, in French; the first edition was published in 1820.
Bibliographical References: OCLC records about 14 copies.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; small stain in the upper corner of the plate; very good copy.
Book ID: 26609


12mo, contemporary black half calf, marbled paper boards, gilt leather label, gilt rules. Frontis portrait, vignette title and one plate of music by Henry Carr. Ten pages of publisher's terminal advertisements.


Chateaubriand's novel based on the Spanish legend about the Abencerrages, a legend which has been treated in poems, fiction, operas and sketches by many others, as well, including Washington Irving in The Alhambra.

Price: $250.00

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