London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
CANES, Francisco (1730-95). Diccionario Espanol Latino-Arabigo. Madrid: en la imprenta de Don Antonio Sancha, 1787. 3 volumes in one, 2° (366 x 259mm). Each volume with separate title, 4 large engraved headpieces by Fernando Selma after Josef Camarón, errata in each volume (first title lightly spotted and a little soiled at lower margin, occasional light spotting throughout). 19th-century half calf (head of spine damaged, very rubbed, rear cover soiled). Provenance: Sir William Stirling (1818-1878), art historian, historian, and book collector (bookplate and motto blindstamped on front cover).
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