Beautiful edition of the Circle of Friends of History made in 1973 in 3 volumes of the work of the great Hispanist William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859) on “The Catholic Monarchs: History of the Reign of the Catholic Monarchs D. Fernando and Doña Isabel”. Translated from the English original by D. Atilano Calvo Iturburu, according to the 1855 edition. Texts in Spanish.
Bound in hardcover blue editorial leather decorated in gold and with a sheet mounted on the main plane with the image of the Catholic Monarchs. Blue silk guide tape. Endpapers that reproduce the painting of the surrender of Granada by the Spanish painter Francisco Pradilla y Ortiz, completed in 1882, which is in the Conference Room or Hall of the Lost Steps of the Palace of the Senate of Spain. Format 12 x 18 cm. 256 pages per volume with black and white illustrations.
The 3 volumes are in very good condition, with small signs of moisture on the edges without affecting the reading in any way. Each volume contains a stamp Ex Libris and 2 small round stamps from the previous owner. That is why this bibliographical jewel has this symbolic price.
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