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Xenophon. Las Obras, first edition in Spanish,
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Xenophon. Las Obras, translated by Diego Gracian, first edition in Spanish, collation: +8 A-Z a-e8, double column, title in red and black with large woodcut coat-of-arms, woodcut initials, printer's device on verso of final leaf, title with margins renewed, foxing and browning, contemporary vellum, manuscript title to spine, ties renewed, spine repaired, folio (293 x 198mm.), Salamanca, Juan de Junta, 1552.

⁂ A very good copy of the first edition of the Greek historian's works in Spanish. Xenophon was one of the earliest known writers on hunting, so this is certainly one of if not the earliest works on hunting printed in Spanish.

Provenance: Damaso G. Arrese (bookplate); John de Zulueta (bookplate)

Literature: Palau 376843; Schwerdt II, 303c.
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Xenophon. Las Obras, first edition in Spanish,

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0006: Xenophon. Las Obras, first edition in Spanish,

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Xenophon. Las Obras, translated by Diego Gracian, first edition in Spanish, collation: +8 A-Z a-e8, double column, title in red and black with large woodcut coat-of-arms, woodcut initials, printer's device on verso of final leaf, title with margins renewed, foxing and browning, contemporary vellum, manuscript title to spine, ties renewed, spine repaired, folio (293 x 198mm.), Salamanca, Juan de Junta, 1552.

⁂ A very good copy of the first edition of the Greek historian's works in Spanish. Xenophon was one of the earliest known writers on hunting, so this is certainly one of if not the earliest works on hunting printed in Spanish.

Provenance: Damaso G. Arrese (bookplate); John de Zulueta (bookplate)

Literature: Palau 376843; Schwerdt II, 303c.

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