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The National Spanish Fiesta or The Art of Bullfighting

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The National Spanish Fiesta or The Art of Bullfighting

by W.W. Tapia Robson

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  • hardcover
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Madrid, SP: F. Velasco Gil, 1958 F. Velasco Gil, Madrid, Spain. 1958. Hardcover. Stated Third Edition. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Very Good; bumped upper tips; light wear to upper front board at tips. DJ: Good; NOT Price Clipped (1,90 pesatas); sunfaded spine; wear and light chipping at tips, head, and tail. Red boards and spine with gilt lettering and bands on spine. 136 pp 8vo. Written by an English bullfighter this book is an entrance to what is perhaps the strangest and most exciting spectacle of today. This book is written in the hope of helping foreign visitors more easily understand the Art, and varying methods of bullfighting, explaining every stage from the beginning of a corrida until its spectacular end. A clean presentable copy in a Brodart mylar jacket.

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Bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005562
Title
The National Spanish Fiesta or The Art of Bullfighting
Author
W.W. Tapia Robson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
3rd Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
F. Velasco Gil
Place of Publication
Madrid, SP
Date published
1958
Keywords
spain, bullfighting, corrida, toreador, bulls, bullfights, National Spanish Fiesta
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Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White

Our SUMMER SALE is on through May 28, 2021 with 20% discounts on all books in our inventory. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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tight
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chipping
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price clipped
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
tail
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