1823 · Valencia
Early 19th-century printing: the first edition appeared in 1775. López de Ayala (ca. 1745–89) was a writer, astronomer, historian, and professor of poetry. His plays tend to the heroic romance style. "Numancia," however, is a a neoclassical tragedy.
All editions are uncommon in U.S. libraries: of this one, we trace only one copy to a U.S. library. Uncut copy in original plain gray wrappers; wrappers a bit tattered. (Inventory #: 36001)