Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 103

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
CERDÁN DE TALLADA, TOMÁS. Visita de la cárcel y de los presos. Woodcut arms of King Philip II of Spain on title. [16], 242, [19] pages. 4to, 193x137 mm, 19th-century 1/2 sheep gilt; margins trimmed just touching some headlines and sidenotes, marginal dampstaining at beginning and end, title rehinged, with old partly scored inscriptions, 2 ink blots on R4, front free endpaper lacking. Bookplate of Pablo Vergara. Valencia: Pedro de Huete, 1574

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first edition of an early treatise on imprisonment, criticizing contemporary conditions in secular prisons. Palau 51652.