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Washington Irving, Tales of the Alhambra (Granada: Padre Suarez, 1965)


A beautiful edition of Washington Irving's Tales of the Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and the Spaniards, published in Granada in Spain by Editorial Padre Suarez in 1965. In English. With numerous full-page illustrations in black and white. Hardcover bound with red linen-textured paper embossed in gold.

Published in the city about which this book was written. A collection of short stories about palace and fortress Alhambra in Granada, which is found in southern Spain.

First published in America and England in 1832, this book brought the Alhambra to the English speaking world's imagination, and the palace in Andalusia thereafter became part of the Grand Tour of the 19th century.

In excellent condition. A clean copy with tight binding and very little if any wear on the cover. Dust jacket not included.

Measures 6 1/4 H x 4 1/4 W x 3/4 D inches, and weighs 8 oz.


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