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    Three Eighteenth Century Spanish Poems Bound in One Volume, including: Francisco Gregorio de Salas. Observatorio Rústico. [and:] Mr. Gesnero. La Muerte de Abel. [and:] Manuel Perez Valderrabano. La Angelomaquia. Full old leather, rubbed. Trimmed octavo. Very good. Text in Spanish.

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    This book contains three poems bound together, paginated separately. The poems are: Francisco Gregorio de Salas. Observatorio Rústico, Dispuesto en una Egloga entre Salicio, habitador de una pequeña Villa, y Coridon de una casa de campo. Fifth edition. Madrid: n.p., 1785. Fifth edition. 126 pages. Text in Spanish. Very popular poem originally published in the early 1770s that went into at least ten editions. [and:] Mr. Gesnero. La Muerte de Abel, Poëma Moral en Prosa, en Cinco Cantos. Madrid: Antonio Fernandez, 1785. Edition unknown. 229 pages. Translated by Pedro Lejeusne. Text in Spanish. Prose poem. [and:] Manuel Perez Valderrabano. La Angelomaquia, ó Cayda de Luzbel, Poema de Ensayo. Palencia: Xavièr Riesgo y Gonzalorena, 1786. Edition unknown. Preface plus 91 pages. Text in Spanish. Poem.

    Bound in eights, the leaves appear to have been substantially trimmed, measuring only approximately 5.5 by 3.75 inches. Full leather, substantially worn. All edges stained red. Front hinge starting, but binding still quite sturdy. Some foxing, primarily to fore-edge. Ink notations to front free endpaper and title page of the Salas poem. In generally very good condition.

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