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VALLEJO (José).


Espana corrida de toros - Bullfights and bullfights in Spain. Madrid, Juan Bautista, [ca 1840]. Album in-8 oblong, full burgundy full morocco XX°, spine with four nerves, covers preserved. 1 ff. and 18 bullfighting plates in black. First printing of this suite of lithographs by José Vallejo, follower of Carnicero; he worked in most of the newspapers of his time, and was appointed professor of the School of Fine Arts in 1857. El siglo de oro de las tauromaquias - estampas taurinas p. 106; Palau 350622; Knitter 46. Pale ring in the upper corner of the leaves, Joint: VALLEJO (José). Espana corrida de toros- Bullfights and bullfights in Spain. Paris, L. Turgis, [ca 1880]. Small album in-12, modern burgundy cloth, covers preserved. A portrait of Francisco Montes and 17 bullfight lithographs, tabbed, captioned in French and Spanish published by Turgis, strongly inspired by José Vallejo.
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