Biblioteca Maritima Espanola, Obra Postuma (2 Volumes)

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    First Edition.

    25.5cm x 16.5cm. xxxv, [2], 671, [ii], 784 pages, 2 volumes. Full leather, gilt lettering. Text is in Spanish.

    Bibliogaphy of a Spanish Maritime Library by Spanish noble, politician, and historian Martin Fernandez de Navareete (1765-1844), published posthumously. In his early life Navarette worked in the navy, though in later life devoted himself to politics and literature. This copy finely bound in full leather with the original wrappers, and from the collection of American historian John Haskell Kemble, with his bookplates.

    Minor foxing. Minor oxidising to the ink on page 269 of volume 2. Minor watermark to fore-edge of page 535/6 of volume 2. Corner creases throughout. Near Fine Condition.