The Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards.

The Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards.
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Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832. 8vo, 2 vols. iv, 234, (1) pp; (iii), 236 pp. Original boards with cloth backstrip and printed paper labels, worn. Foxing throughout. Soiling and wear to boards. First American edition, published concurrently in England by Henry Colburn. Irving’s essays and stories of the Alhambra palace in Granada. Irving spent much of 1828-29 traveling through Spain, including an extended stay at the Alhambra itself, where he composed much of this work. BAL 10136. (Item Id: 106358)

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