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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.