Celestina, or the Tragi-Comedy of Calisto and Melibea.

Mabbe, James (edited by H. Warner Allen).

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London, UK: George Routledge & Sons. 8vo. 345 pp. Some light rubbing to covers, slightly bumped corners, spot of moisture staining to top edge near spine. "Translated from the Spanish by James Mabbe, anno 1631, also An Interlude of Calisto and Melebea (For the first time accurately reproduced from the Original Copy), printed by John Rastell, circa 1530, Edited, with Introduction on the Picaresque Novel and Appendices by H. Warner Allen." Includes a handy chart: "A general outline of the rise of realism in the prose fiction of Spain, England, and France, as illustrated by the picaresque novel and kindred works." Laid in is a stagebill from a production of the play in Madison, Wi, in 1957. Very Good + Hardcover (Item ID: 24423)

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