Madrid, Spain: Oficinas de la Ilustración Española y Americana, 1883. First edition. Hardcover. Historical work by Castelar, who in 1873 became the president of the short lived First Spanish Republic. Castelar was an admirer of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, wanting Spanish republicans to emulate the American ideals of self government.
8vo, 322pp, advertisements [5pp]. Quarter dark brown gilt leather and dark blue paper covered boards, gilt title at spine. Boards a bit marked. Very good overall. Item #22204