Washington Irving - A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada (First UK Edition)
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First UK Edition. John Murray, London 1829.
Richly decorated blue full leather binding.The Spines are little soiled and rubbed.The boards have miniscule scratching.
Marbled endpapers. The pages are in general clean and tidy.Just a few pages with minisculel soiling or foxing. The edges of the text block are marbled.
Irvings famous book in a very well preserved fine binding.John Murray was Irvings English publisher of choice. He published concurrently in the United States and Britain to protect his copyright.
"Through this chronicle, Irving emphasizes the barbarity of the Christian conquerors, the prejudices and ignorance of the court, and the heroism of the Moorish leaders in their hopeless struggle to retain Granada." (www.oxfordreference.com)