1846 · Madrid
History and criticism of eight 19th-century Spanish authors, organized chronologically and written as individual essays; a summarizing essay concludes the work. The eight are Manuel Jose Quintana*, Alberto Lista*, Juan Nicasio Gallego*, Francisco Javier de Burgos*, El Conde de Toreno*, Francisco Martínez de la Rosa*, El Duque de Rivas, Antonio Gil y Zarazate, Manuel Bretón de los Herreros, Ramon Mesonero Romanos, J. Eugenio Hartzenbusch, Ventura de la Vega, Patrico de la Escosura, J. Francisco Pacheco, Mariano Jose de Larra*, Jose Espronceda*, Antonio Garcia Gutierrez, Jose Zorrilla, and Tomas Rodriguez Rubi.
Eight lithographed portraits enhance the volume: Those limned are noted above with an asterisk.. 19th-century tree calf, gilt ruling/decoration with lettered red leather label on spine, marbled endpapers; rubbed, covers firmly attached. Light age-toning and foxing, pencilling on one plate, private ownership embossed stamp on front fly-leaf. (Inventory #: 34895)