Valladolid: Pedro de Espinosa y Antonio de Zamora, 1551. First Edition. Quarto, 186 leaves; VG; bound in full brown calf, spine with two black labels, gilt titling and stamping; rebacked with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block; title page with slight repair, last two leaves with very mild repair; Text in two columns, Gothic typography with 48 lines; Title page with large detailed wood engraved frontispiece in black and red hand-colored, many of the capitular engravings colored as well;
scarce; shelved case 3.
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The story of Alfonso XI (1311-1350) king of Leon and Castille.;
It is possible that, according to the cover of the Toledo edition of 1595, it was written by Juan Núñez de Villasán, Officer of León, Condestable de Castilla and favorite of Enrique II, but some authorities consider that it was really only the copyist. It seems to be the work of Fernán Sánchez de Valladolid;