1853. Item #A6400
Cayley, George John. Las Alforjas; or, the Bridle Roads of Spain. London: Richard Bentley 1853. 1st ed. 2 vols: 315, 302p, a few line ills. + pictorial title pages. Very good hardcover; older three-quarter leather, lightly shelf rubbed. Internally fine. Armorial bookplate of Mary Ford of Pencarrow, 1894; also her ink signature in each volume, dated December 1858. ** Mary Ford, sister of politician Sir William Molesworth, was a renowned autograph collector. Her collection was sold by Sotheby's in 1999. A very nice set of this account of a horseback journey through Spain. [Women Book Collectors].