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DELGADO (Joseph vulgo HILLO).


Tauromaquia o arte de torear à caballo y à pie. Corregida y aumentada con una noticia historica sobre el origen de las Fiestas de toros en España adornada con treinta laminas que representan las principales suertes. For an Aficionado. Madrid, Imprenta de Vega y compañia 1804. In-12, XIXth century cardboard decorated with a Lily seedling, spine passed. 4 ff. 103 pp. and 30 colour plates. Uncut copy. Second edition, partly original, very rare. J. Delgado known as Pepe Hillo died in the Madrid arena on May 11, 1801 at the age of 47. In 1815, Goya represented the first moment of Pepe Hillo's "cogida" before the bull lifted him up and threw him into the air. This copy is said to have belonged (handwritten notes in pencil) to the great Madrid bookseller Montero, who practised in the 20th century. Brunet II, 574: "In spite of his extraordinary skill in this kind of fight, the author died from his ferocious antagonist in one of those terrible fights he liked to engage in. "Palau 70064; Knitter 30.
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DELGADO (Joseph vulgo HILLO).

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France - 75009 - paris
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