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Gloriosa defensa de Malta contra el formidable exército de Soliman II. por los Caballeros de san Juan de Jerusalén / su autor D. JPH. M. Calderon de la Barca, caballero de esta religion, coronel de infanteria, comandante de Granaderos en reales guardias españolas, xefe honorario de la del Gran Maestre, de la academia española, y socio de mérito de la sociedad Cantábria.

Author: Calderón de la Barca, José María.
Production / publication: Madrid : Imprenta de Villalpando, 1796Description: [4], 215, [1] pages ; 21 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: A⁴-Z⁴, 2A⁴-2D⁴ Errata on last page. Dedicated to Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc, Grand Master of the Order. Vignette with his coat of arms on page [1]. Engraved headpieces of different Knights or Grand Masters of the Order. Citation/References note: Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 55.Ownership note: Acquired from Vendel, Madrid, Nov. 1930 for 32 pesetas.Binding note: Marbled calf, faded former library label on spine, marbled endpapers.Subject(s): Malta -- History -- Siege, 1565
List(s) this item appears in: The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes
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Library A5.9 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available

Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 55.

Library copy imperfect: missing the plate.
Bookseller plate from 'Polo y Monge, Plaza del Pilar', pasted inside front cover.
Former owner inscription on half-title (unreadable).
Crossed out former owner inscription on the back of the half-title. Inscribed in ink at the back of the half-title.
Bibliographical reference written in pencil at the back of the half-title.
Crossed out former owner inscription on title page.
Stamped 'B.L.' on page [1].
Faded inscription 'Bella' on page [4].
Inscribed on page 86 and signed 'Lamana'.
Bookseller inscription at the back of the errata.
Former owner inscription on last flyleaf: 'soy de [?] Lamana y [?] en B.'

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