SIGNED by Maugham. First Edition. 8vo. pp 269. Black cloth covered boards with title and decoration in gilt to front and spine. Maugham has signed and inscribed the half title [please see pictures]. Don Fernando is one of Maugham s travel books, of his time in Spain exploring the country s culture, history, people food and drink. Near fine condition book, gilt on spine and upper board is bright, book square, binding tight, corners sharp, unmarked internally, no spotting or foxing, pages a little browned as usual, overall a lovely copy.
MAUGHAM, W. Somerset, Don Fernando, William Heinemann Ltd., 1935
PSALMANAZAR, George., Memoirs of ****. Commonly known by the Name of George Psalmanazar; a Reputed Native of Formosa. Written by himself, In order to be published after his Death. Containing An Account of his Education, Travels, Adventures, Connections, Literary Productions, and pretended Conversion from Heathenism to Christianity; which last proved the Occasion of his being brought over into this Kingdom, and passing for a Proselyte, and a Member of the Church of England., Printed for the Executrix, 1764
MELCHIORRI, Giuseppe., Guida metodica di Roma e suoi contorni. Opera arricchita di 4 tavole grandi e di 40 tavole incise in rame, rappresentanti i principali monumenti della citta’, compilata con nuovo metodo, ed in questa seconda edizione italiana, aumentata, e corretta dal Marchese Giuseppe Melchiorri romano., Si vende nella Tipografia Puccinelli, 1840