May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 118

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Rojas, Fernando de (d. 1541)
The Spanish Bawd, Represented in Celestina, or the Tragicke-Comedy of Alisto and Melibea.

London: Printed by J.B. [John Beale] and are to be sold by Robert Allot, 1631.

First edition in English, woodcut device to title, bound in full contemporary speckled English calf, ruled in blind, rebacked, printer's waste guards at front and back; ex libris Samuel Bradshaw with armorial bookplate; ticket that reads: Broughton; book label of James Stevens Cox, 10 3/4 x 7 in.

STC 4911; ESTC S107195; Palau 51213.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.