Madrid: Biblioteca Ilustrada Gaspar y Roig, Editores, 1851. First edition. Hardcover. 27X17cm (4to), leather spine, marbled boards with split ends and some warping, 382 p., one page with a 1.5 in tear, some yellow splotches on the pages, 100 illus. Good. Item #143772
Some 90 leading authors depict various characters and personalities of the era: the diplomat, the money trader, the innkeeper, the minister, the bullfighter, etc.