1899. A complete run in 4 vols., containing altogether many hundreds of pages, of the monthly serial devoted to Spanish and international art, literature, and general culture, edited by Hermenegildo Miralles, Ezequiel Boixet, Francisco Miquel y Badia, and Josep Pasco, including the fiction and poetry of Picon, Pereda, Altamira and Gras y Elias. Profusely illustrated throughout (many images in color) after works by Casas, Mir, Sorolla, Borrell, and Vazquez. Small loss to front endpaper of Year I. Original printed cloth, original color-illustrated wrpps. bound in. Some scuffing, minor staining or soiling, spine of Year II slightly shaken, Year III professionally repaired. Barcelona (Hermenegildo Miralles) 1899-1902.
Hispania was inspired by the German periodical Jugend, and both aimed to spread the ideas of Modernism through art and literature. Hermenegildo Miralles, the founder of Hispania, was a bookbinder and lithographer who became one of the main bookbinders in Catalonia and a leading collector of modernist bindings. A complete run of the important and influential turn-of-the-century periodical. Book ID: 40137