[CAREL (Jacques). Sieur de Sainte Garde].

Curious memoirs sent to Madrid about the Festes or Fights of the Bulls. On the oath of fidelity solemnially given to the successors of the Spanish crown. On the marriage of the Infantes On the Proverbs, the Customs, the Maxims, & the genius of the Spanish Nation. Paris, Frederic Leonard, 1670. Small volume in-12. Veal porphyry late 19th century, gilt edges, coats of arms stamped on the plates (on the first one : Gang Forward with the initials W.S. ; and on the second one : the motto : non mortale quod opto, and, the initials W.S.) (Binding end 19th century).137 pp and 3 ff. Extremely rare first edition. Probably one of the oldest texts on bullfighting in French.Description des fêtes de tauromachie pp.7 to 47.Not included in the great bullfighting collections (Knitter and others) that have been on sale for more than forty years.Palau 160609: Fue publicada por el Marquès de Jerez en castellano. Pertus, 103. Bookplates: "Libros y Amigos, Pocos y buenos." Gulielmi Sterling and Keirs, Proverbs.
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[CAREL (Jacques). Sieur de Sainte Garde].

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