Printed Books and Manuscripts | 17 April 2014
Goya y Lucientes (Francisco José de) - La Tauromaquia,
Goya y Lucientes (Francisco José de)
sixth edition, one of 200 copies, etched title with portrait of Goya & decorative border and 40 etched plates with aquatint, all on thick laid paper and with small blind-stamp of Goya's head in lower margin, tissue guards, with 3 letterpress sheets of catalogue description within borders of putti printed in beige, some light spotting to title, also to some plates but mostly marginal, a few leaves slightly creased at edges, loose as issued in original cloth portfolio with ties, a little rubbed and soiled, some holes to cloth of lower board, oblong folio, Madrid, Circulo de Bellas Artes, 1929.
⁂ Goya's magnificent series on bull-fighting, first published in 1816 but here including the 7 rejected plates.
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