6004. Larramendi on the Basque language 1729

BASQUE LANGUAGE. LARRAMENDI, MANUEL DE. El impossible vencido. Arte de la lengua Bascongada. Salamanca (por Antonio Joseph Villagordo Alcaráz) 1729.

Small 8:o (about 145x100 mm.). (36), 1-404 pp. 1 engraved plate (dampstained, the arms of the province Guipúzcoa [Gipuzkoa]).
Contemporary vellum, worn, defective straps, some damages in lower hinge. Minor foxing.

Manuel Garragorri Larramendi (1690 -1766), Spanish writer, theologian, philologist and historian of the basque language. He is considered as a forerunner of the Basque nationalism.