1796 Don Quixote Cervantes Chivalry English Smollett Translation Illustrated 5v

CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de

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“Small wonder if the world received Don Quixote with delight! There was nothing like unto it before: there has been nothing to eclipse it since”.

– Rius, D. Leopoldo

 

A rare, late 18th-century English translation of Cervantes’ masterpiece – “Don Quixote”. Smollett translations are considered highly readable. (Linsalata, 115).

 

This fine, five-volume edition features incredible full-page engravings

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1796 Don Quixote Cervantes Chivalry English Smollett Translation Illustrated 5v

 

“Small wonder if the world received Don Quixote with delight! There was nothing like unto it before: there has been nothing to eclipse it since”.

– Rius, D. Leopoldo

 

A rare, late 18th-century English translation of Cervantes’ masterpiece – “Don Quixote”. Smollett translations are considered highly readable. (Linsalata, 115).

 

This fine, five-volume edition features incredible full-page engravings

 

Item number: #3824

Price: $750

 

CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de

 

The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote.

 

London : Printed for C. Cooke … and sold by all the booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, [1796].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 5 volumes
    • 1 – [4], xxiv, [2], viii, 196, [1 blank]; 4 plates
    • 2 – 239, [1]; 4 plates
    • 3 – 247, [1]; 4 plates
    • 4 – 247, [1]; 3 plates
    • 5 – 247, [1]; 1 plates
    • 16 total engravings from Corbould
  • References: Ashbee 90; Palau 52498; Linsalata, Smollett’s Hoax
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~5.5in X 3.5in (14cm x 9cm)

 

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3824

Category

Literature

Authors

CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete