Oct 12, 2023 - Sale 2648

Sale 2648 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Espinosa, Pedro de (1578-1650)
Primera Parte de las Flores de Poetas Ilustres de España, Dividida en los Libros.

Valladolid: Por Luys Sanchez, 1605.

First edition, quarto, woodcut device to title page; contents washed and bound in full crushed red morocco, elaborately tooled in gilt by Philippe Niedrée, all edges marbled and gilt; ex libris Andres Roure, and Roger Budin with gilt-tooled morocco book label; with the index (often lacking); 7 1/2 x 5 in.

A poet in his own right, Espinosa is also remembered for this anthology of poetry, which includes the best of Spain's leading lyrical authors from the Siglo de Oro.

Palau 82752; Goldsmith E-107.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.