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Monographia. El Sepulcro de Moore.

Monography. The Tomb of Moore. Translated from the Spanish by Anthony Garcia Fuertes, Professor of English in the Commercial Institute of Corunna.

Published: Corunna: Domingo Puga, 1857

Stock code: 70197

Price: £1,500

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First edition, uncommon, just two copies – BL and Biblioteca Nacional de España – on OCLC and an 1890 reprint at BNE. Attractive souvenir with dual language text, a portrait, plates of the house where Moore died, his dying moments and tomb, and a view of the city and harbour.

Landscape octavo. Original green cloth, blind panelling to both boards, gilt device of Moore’s tomb to the upper board, marbled endpapers. 5 single-tint lithographs, and a folding lithographic map of the battle of Coruña. Cloth a little mottled, single worm track in the prelims., light spotting, a very good copy.

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