This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ...and drench them with a shower-bath from below. There are other palaces in Sevilla, of which the Duke of Montpensier's San Telmo is the chief ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ...and drench them with a shower-bath from below. There are other palaces in Sevilla, of which the Duke of Montpensier's San Telmo is the chief, and a model of uninteresting magnificence, aside from the valuable collection of old Spanish masters which it contains. These pictures were sent to Boston for a loan exhibition during the last revolution in Spain, in 1874; and although their aggregate worth is easily surpassed by the pictures preserved at the public gallery of Sevilla and at the Caridad Hospital, the Duke of Montpensier's possessions embrace a masterly portrait of Velazquez, by himself (repeated in the Museo at Valencia), and a charming " Madonna of the Swaddling Clothes," by Murillo. San Telmo was formerly a nautical college, having been founded by the son of Christopher Columbus. But the long succession of apartments through which the visitor is ushered suggests no association with the former maritime prowess of Spain; it is haunted rather by the failures and disappointments of its owner, who, missing the throne on which his foot had almost rested, lived to see his daughter, Queen Mercedes, die, and another daughter mysteriously follow Mercedes into the grave after being plighted to the reigning King. The grounds attached to the palace are very large, and filled with palms, orange-trees, and other less tropical growths; and they may be inspected, under the guidance of a forester armed with an innocuous gun, by anybody who, after getting permission, is willing to pay a small fee and tire himself out by an aimless ramble. Sevilla, where Murillo was born and spent so many years of artistic activity in the height of his powers, is the next best place after Madrid for a study of the sweetest among Spanish painters. His house still stands in the...Read Less
Reinhart, Charles S. Poor. No dust jacket. Covers soiled, corners bumped, spine covering mostly missing and text block completely split in two. Contents clean, no missing pages. xii, 210 p. incl. front., illus., plates. 24 cm. Red cloth, black & gilt decoration, gilt upper page edges Suitable for restoration, of interest as research or reading copy or for the many illustrations.
Lathrop, George Parsons., Harper & Brothers, 1883, c1883, 1st Edition, gilt decorated cloth w/beveled edges, teg, slight edge wear, light cover spots, damp stain on rear cover & front inner hinge just started o/w good (no dj), 210 pp +ads, B & W illus. by. Reinhart, Charles S.
Charles S. Reinhart. VG. Book. 8vo. 22pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 14 drawings, including several full page plates, salvaged from a damaged issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume LXV, No. 387, August, 1882. Illustrations include the main entrance to the Cathedral, Seville, the Giralda Tower, a water carrier, Gypsies, the Moorish Gate, Seville, the Toilet Tower, a section of the Arch in a court of the Alhambra, and others of general interest. Pre-publication serial appearance by the author, who was married to Nathaniel Hawthorne's daughter, Rose. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve.
Reinhart, Charles S. Good. No dust jacket. Spine ends frayed; spine spotted & age-darkened; light soiling to binding; previous owner's label on 1st pastedown; inked name & rubber-stamp on 1st free endpaper; else good. 210 p. Includes illustrations. B&W illustrations Large octavo in red cloth binding.
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