Oct 12, 2023 - Sale 2648

Sale 2648 - Lot 35

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 700
Alemán, Mateo (1547-1614?)
The Rogue: Or, the Life of Guzman de Alfarache.

London: Printed [by Eliot's Court Press and George Eld] for Edward Blount, 1623.

First edition in English, folio, anonymously translated by James Mabbe (1572-1642?) under the pseudonym Don Diego Puede; woodcut printer's device to title page; integral blanks Gg6 and Ggg6 present in this copy; bound in full contemporary English brown calfskin with the initials "TH" tooled in blind on both boards; rebacked, with new gold tooling and label applied to original spine, relaid over the rebacking; later endleaves inside front board, back joint cracking, contents good, water stain affecting bottom portion of inner gutter, final leaf with short closed tear; 11 1/4 x 7 in.

STC 289; ESTC S106804.

Ex libris Christopher Clark Geest (1936-2023)