(Early Ethnography) 1 Vol. (Price, Lake illustrator.) Ford, Richard. Tauromachia, or the Bull-Fights of Spain. London: J. Hogarth, 1852. Folio, modern buckram. With 26 tinted lithographic plates, including extra title. Bottom of title page repaired, spotting and dust smudging to title page, bottom of extra title repaired, some spotting and dust smudging to extra title which is dampstained at upper left - affecting the image, plates moderately foxed and spotted, dampstained at upper margins - often touching images, a few blank bottom margins chipped and repaired. Tall copy. Ex-library: perforated stamp on title page, ink stamp at bottom of dedication leaf, label on front paste down. Plates free of library markings.
Tooley P-385; Palau 236895.
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