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R[obert] C[odrington], translator. THE TROUBLESOME AND HARD ADVENTURES IN LOVE LIVELY SETTING FORTH, THE FEAVERS, THE DANGERS, AND THE JEALOUSIES OF LOVERS; AND THE LABYRINTHS AND WILDERNESSES OF FEARS AND HOPES THROUGH WHICH THEY DAYLY PASSE…. London: B. Alsop, 1652 [i.e. 1651.] 8vo. Lacking final 24 leaves. Period sheep, rebacked, corners restored, endpapers renewed. Early ink signature and notation to first leaf (Edward Cole), foxing/toning throughout, a couple of small tears, Good+. An imperfect copy of a very rare book. ********************** FIRST EDITION. Though the title attributes this work to Cervantes, it has since been attributed to different authors including Jorge de Montemayor, Mateo Aleman, Alonso Fernandez de Avellaneda or Gaspar Gil Polo. ESTC R3681; Wing C1781.

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Cervantes. Adventures in Love, 1652

Estimate $300 - $500Nov 3, 2018