A verse play in five acts set in Algiers in the garden of Don Fernando, a Spanish renegade living under the name of Ali.
La cautiva Espanola
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Purchased at Sotheby's, 1973.
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Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, with reference to the entry on the volume in Bibliotheca Phillippica (London, Sotheby & Co., 1973), p. 168.
The volume was purchased from the bookseller Thomas Rodd by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1848, and became MS 16988 in his library. It was part of the sale of his collection at Sotheby's on 26 June 1973.