Plaque commemorating the place where the first edition of La Celestina was printed in Burgos (1500, c.)

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Title

Plaque commemorating the place where the first edition of La Celestina was printed in Burgos (1500, c.)

Creator

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Date

1500, c.

Description

The plaque commemorates Fadrique de Basilea's workshop, and the place where the first edition of La Celestina was printed.

The plaque reads: "En esta Casa estuvieron los Talleres de Fadrique de Basilea y Juan de Burgos, impresores. 1483-1489. De aquí salió la 1a edición de La Celestina" ("In this House were the workshops of Fadrique de Basilea and Juan de Burgos, printers. 1483-1489. This is where the 1st edition of La Celestina was made").

Source

The plaque is in Burgos (Spain), more specifically in the Plaza de Santa María (formerly known as Plaza del Azogue), in front of the Burgos Cathedral next to the Parish of San Nicolas de Bari. The building where it is located was the printer Friedich Biel or Fadrique de Basilea's house-workshop, known as “La emplenta": https://www.google.com/maps/@42.3403785,-3.705387,3a,75y,248.39h,94.5t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sEeOah9ew8PEmPVl5otys5Q!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

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