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1 Hispanic Notes & Monographs. Translations from Hispanic Poets. Poetry Series.
Hispanic Society 1938 Hardcover. Some soiling to cover. Octavo 
271 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 DeFourneau, Marcelin Daily Life in Spain.
London George Allen and Unwin : 1970 004946003X / 9780049460034 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Octavo 
256 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Al-Andalus : The Art of Islamic Spain., Dodds, Jerrilynn
3 Dodds, Jerrilynn Al-Andalus : The Art of Islamic Spain.
Met 1992 0810964139 / 9780810964136 Hardcover in DJ. Ex-lib, usual lib markings Quarto 
432 pp 373 illustrations/324 in full-color 24 plans, 4 maps First publication in over 40 years to study art and architecture of al-Andalus in depth. Catalogue of major exhibition at Alhambra in Granada and Metropoltan in New York. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Goya : The Frescos in San Antonio de la Florida., Ferrari, Enrique Lafuente
4 Ferrari, Enrique Lafuente Goya : The Frescos in San Antonio de la Florida.
Skira 1955 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Quarto 
150 pp 42 tipped in color plates, two folding. " As Court Painter, Goya was called upon to decorate the interior of the church, in particular the dome where he was asked to represent the miracle of St. Anthony bringing a dead man back to life in order to clear an innocent man of a murder charges." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Panels of Spain, Frothingham,  Alice Wilson
5 Frothingham, Alice Wilson The Panels of Spain
Hispanic Society of America 1969. Hardcover in DJ. Good Good Octavo 
Signed by author. 106 pp text 178 illus. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Life and Complete Work of Francisco Goya., Gassier, Pierre and Juliet Wilson.
6 Gassier, Pierre and Juliet Wilson. The Life and Complete Work of Francisco Goya.
NY Reynal & Co. with Morrrow : 1971 Hardcover in DJ. Good Good Quarto 
400 pp 2,148 illus of which 48 are tipped in and a catalogue raisonne of the paintings, drawings and engravings of the artist. " This book traces the evolution of Goya's work throughout his life...the text is divided chronologically into five sections, each with a large number of illustrations accompanied by full descriptive comments. Each section is preceded by a table of events and followed by a catalogue raisonne of all the paintings, drawings and engravings of that period." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Giesey, Ralph If Not, Not. The Oath of the Aragonese and the Legendary Laws of Sobrarbe.
Princeton University Press 1968 Hardcover in DJ Good Poor, piece of dj missing on spine Octavo 
277 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Graham, Winston The Spanish Armadas.
Doubleday and Co. 1972. Hardcover in DJ. Good/Good Quarto 
288 pp

"The history of a great naval war reveals a wealth of interest and excitement unknown to the general reader. For most people the conflict between England and Spain in the sixteenth century consisted solely in the destruction of the Great Armada in 1588 by Drake, Howard, and the English weather.

These pages place that Armada in it true position, as only the most spectacular of many attempts by the Spanish to conquer England and make it Catholic, first by friendship, then by the marriage of Philip to Mary, and later by battle. A vivid summary is made of the disruptive forces in Europe that, thought thirty years, broke down the tradition of amity between England and Spain. It shows how, from the meeting in 1554 between Philip and Elizabeth the two maintained their respect for each other and a fa┴ade of peace long after the wish for peace had gone.

Although the clash of the two great fleets provides the central theme of this work, it makes clear that the defeat of the First Armada did not mean the end of the Spanish navy but rather its beginning on new lines. After 1588 England had only one other real success against Spain, at Cadiz in 1596. Spain launched three more armadas. " 
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9 Howarth, David  The Voyage of the Armada : The Spanish Story.
Viking Press 1981. 0670748285 / 9780670748280 Hardcover in DJ. Good/Good Octavo 
256 pp

"Roughly one hundred and thirty ships and thirty thousand men made up the armada, dispatched by a royal fanatic who thought that ""he could organize a huge operation of war without leaving his study."

In 1884 a Spanish naval captian, Cesareo Fernandez Duro published one hundred and eighty-nine letters of documents of the sixteenth century which he discovered in the royal archives. Between them they told a story of how and why the Spanish Armada made its voyage...." This book is based on that information along with some more contemporary records.  
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The Campaign of the Spanish Armada., Kemp, Peter
10 Kemp, Peter The Campaign of the Spanish Armada.
Phaidon Press 1988 0816018286 / 9780816018284 Hardcover in DJ. Good/owner's name lightly written across title across the title page Good Quarto 
159 pp "Describes the political background of the clash between Spain and England, recounts the battle and explains why Spain was defeated." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Klein, Julius The Mesta - A Study in Spanish Economic History 1273-1836.
Kennikat Press 1964 Hardcover. Ex-lib, usual lib markings.  Octavo 
444 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Armada : 400 Anniversary Edition., Mattingly, Garrett
12 Mattingly, Garrett The Armada : 400 Anniversary Edition.
Houghton Mifflin no date @1988. 0395486823 / 9780395486825 Hardcover in DJ Owner punch stamp on title page else good Good dj Octavo 
443 pp "Chronicles events surrounding the 1588 defeat of the Spanish armada and explains its effects on European history." 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Hispanic Notes and Monographs. Catalogue of Laces and Embroideries, May,  Florence  Lewis
13 May, Florence Lewis Hispanic Notes and Monographs. Catalogue of Laces and Embroideries
Hispanic Society 1936. Hardcover Good Octavo 
147 pp 48 plates 
Price: 60.00 USD
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 Hispanic Lace and Lace Making., May, Florence  Lewis
14 May, Florence Lewis  Hispanic Lace and Lace Making.
Hispanic Society of America 1939. Hardcover.  Good.  Octavo 
417 pp with 432 illus.

Origins of lace, drawn work and cut work, needle and bobbin laces, gold and silver laces, foreign influences, silk laces, lace making centers in Spain, Hispanic lace making; Portugal, Azores, Philippines, Mexico, Central and South America. 
Price: 100.00 USD

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Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy.  Renaissance Tapestries and Aromor from the Patrimonio National., Ortiz,  Antonio  et al
15 Ortiz, Antonio et al Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy. Renaissance Tapestries and Aromor from the Patrimonio National.
1992. Hardcover in DJ. Good/Good Quarto 
172 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Early Medieval Art in Spain., Palol, De and M. Hirmer
16 Palol, De and M. Hirmer Early Medieval Art in Spain.
Abrams no date @1970. Hard cover. Good DJ has some soiling and tears. Quarto 
500 pp "Pedro de Palol and Max Hirmer have produced what is certainly the definitive survey of early medieval Spanish art. In his text, which is profusely illustrated with plans and diagrams, Professor de Palol analyses the artistic developments while setting them clearly in their historical context. Professor Hirmer's magnificent series of plates covers a vast range of architecture, frescoes, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, ivory-carving, and gold and silver work. There are detailed notes on the plates, and genealogical tables and maps. As a work of reference, this book is indispensable; as a collection of superb photographs.ö 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Grand Strategy of Philip II., Parker, Geoffrey
17 Parker, Geoffrey The Grand Strategy of Philip II.
Yale University Press 1998. 0300075405 / 9780300075403 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Octavo 
446 pp 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Spain's Men of the Sea : daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century., Perez-Malliana, Pablo
18 Perez-Malliana, Pablo Spain's Men of the Sea : daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century.
John Hopkins 1998 0801857465 / 9780801857461 Hardcover in Dj Good Good Octavo 
289 pp "In the sixteenth century, Spain's control over its vast New World empire depended on the sailors and officers who manned the galleons and merchant vessels of its Atlantic fleets. In Spain's Men of the Sea, Pablo E. Perez-Mallaina paints a stunning portrait of daily life aboard the ships of the Spanish Main."" 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Unknown Spain: Andalusia  and Southern Spain., Pillement, Georges
19 Pillement, Georges Unknown Spain: Andalusia and Southern Spain.
Johnson London: 1967. Hardcover in DJ Good/Good Octavo 
243 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Castilian Sculpture : Gothic to Renaissance., Proske, Beatrice Gilman
20 Proske, Beatrice Gilman Castilian Sculpture : Gothic to Renaissance.
Hispanic Society of America 1951 Hardcover Good Octavo 
525 pp 
Price: 60.00 USD
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