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Item Description: J & R Tonson, 1738. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Poor. (287 x 220mm). Engraved portrait of Cervantes by George Virtue, 68 engraved plates, woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. The books also include The Life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra by Don Gregorio Mayans I Siscar, published in 1737. This is 4 volumes complete, and one of the most significant editions of Don Quixote, as it was the first deluxe edition and also the first edition published in Spanish in England. It has been described as 'the first with a great artistic value' (Palau). The engravings are fine and quite beautiful, with all pages collated and present. There is some light scattered foxing and some of the pages are lightly discolored but uniform in their darker coloration. The contemporary bindings are in poor condition with detached boards and one broken spine. One board is also missing, including the end paper but the content is clean, with aforementioned minimal foxing and some scattered discoloration. Please refer to the photos below for a good idea of the condition of the volumes and contents. This is a perfect set for re-binding, and the last set was auctioned in 2011, so this is a very rare set and an incredible work, fit for any fine collection. The sets which sold in 2011 went for 3,750 pounds and 5,380 euros, respectively, when the dollar was comparatively much weaker than today. Bookseller Inventory # 015808

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Cervantes Saavedra] Jarvis Charles, Esq

Published by London S. A. and H. Oddy 1742 (1742)

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Item Description: London S. A. and H. Oddy 1742, 1742. 2 volumes. The First Jarvis edition. 2 engraved frontispieces, 2 engraved titlepages and over 60 other very finely executed full page engravings, 68 total. 4to, full contemporary polished calf. the spine with raised bands gilt ruled, contrasting red and green morocco lettering and numbering labels gilt. Antique and sympathetic reback to style. xxxii, vi, 355; xii, 388. A handsome period set in a nice state of preservation, rebacked to style at some time. AN IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION OF THIS HIGHLY REGARDED AND EARLY ENGLISH TRANSLATION. BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH FINE FULL-PAGE ENGRAVINGS THROUGHOUT. An appealing set of Cervantes' magnificent and romantic tale. Jarvis' is one of the best-known and earliest translations into English. Its presentation, from the point of view of the quality of the art of the book is splendid. Very finely executed full page engravings, engraved head and tail pieces, and engraved capitals make for a creation of the highest order. There is a fine ‘Life of Cervantes’ preceding the text translated from the original Spanish and with an especially handsome engraving of Cervantes. In addition, significant content was gained from researching the old histories and chronicles with which the Spaniards of the 16th century were familiar. Thus, many of the period poetical nuances have here been included in English for the first time. Bookseller Inventory # 21569

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

Published by London, J. and R. Tonson, 1738. (1738)

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Item Description: London, J. and R. Tonson, 1738., 1738. With engr. portrait of the author by G. Kent in vol. I and with 68 numbered engr. plates in all four volumes, engr. head- and tail-pieces and initials. Title, IV, VIII, (2), 103, XX, (4), 296 pp.; (6), 333 pp.; VII, (5), 311 pp.; (8), 368 pp. 4to. Green grained half morocco over 5 raised bands with gilt spine title (signed R. Meuter). In matching cloth box. First edition in the original Spanish tongue published in England and, after Palau, the first edition of all "with a greater artistic value". Most of the plates are engr. by Gerard Vander Gucht after Vanderbank. The edition, dedicated to Condessa de Montijo, former ambassador to the English court, contains the life of Cervantes by Mayans y Siscar, librarian of the Spanish King, and some remarks on the illustrations by Don Juan Oldfield. A second issue of this edition was published four years later with an enlarged preface by William Warburton on the origin of books on chivalry. – Brunet I, 1749; Lowndes II, 401; Palau 52010. – Paper browned throughout. Cancelled library stamps on lower portion of title leaves, repeated on some margins. Title leaf of vol. III with small perforation. A valuable copy in all in an appropriate fine binding. Bookseller Inventory # 15979

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.

Published by En Amberes .Por Juan Bautista Verdussen (1719)

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Item Description: En Amberes .Por Juan Bautista Verdussen, 1719. (16)+ 611+(5)+ (14)+649+(7) p. 2 frontispieces , and 32 chapter illustrations . designed by Jacob Savery and Frederik Bouttats and engraved by Bouttats (16) and an unknown engraver. The plates are the same as in Amberes: Verdussen, 1672-1673 Bound in 2 fine contemporary full vellum with calligrafed titels . With new endpapers. Text and illustrations clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 1001301

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The History of the Valorous and Wittie: Cervantes, Miguel de

Cervantes, Miguel de

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Item Description: Ashendene Press, Chelsea, 1928. Two folio volumes. xiii, 268; x, 256pp. One of 225 copies. Printed in red and black in double columns with floriated initials by Louise Powell. This book marks the first appearance of "Ptolemy" type and is one of the most impressive productions of the Ashendene Press. Colin Franklin writes "Of [Hornby's] grand works, Don Quixote in two folio volumes may be preferred; easier to read and turn pages of prose, and very fine in his later type with Louise Powell's initials." A very fine set in a sumptuous variant binding of full green morocco with gilt-titling and seven raised bands on the spine, and full gilt rules and titling on covers. Housed in morocco-trimmed cloth slipcases. Small booklabel of George Abrams in both volumes. (Franklin, p. 57). Bookseller Inventory # 26550

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.

Published by Madrid, D. Manuel Martin (1777)

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Item Description: Madrid, D. Manuel Martin, 1777. Couverture souple. Book Condition: Très bon. CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de. [DON QUICHOTTE]. VIDA Y HECHOS DEL INGENIOSO CAVALLERO DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA. Compuesta por Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Nueva edicion : Repartida en quatro Tomos en octavo para la mayor comodidad : corregida e ilustrada con quarenta y quatro estampas : anadida la vida de su Autor, escrita por Don Gregorio Mayas y Siscar Bibliotecario del Rey N. S. Madrid, D. Manuel Martin, 1777-78. 4 tomes en 4 volumes in-8 de : I/ (1) f. bl., (16) ff., (1) f., 166 pp., 268 pp, 270 pp. (mal chif. 278), (3) ff., (1) f. bl. ; II/ (1) f. bl., (3) ff., 517 pp., (4) pp., (1) f. bl. ; III/ (10) ff., 450 pp. (mal chif. 408), (5) ff., (1) f. bl. ; IV/ (1) f. bl., (2) ff., 387 pp., (9) pp., (1) f. bl. Vélin souple de l’époque, traces d’attache, dos lisse, titre calligraphié au dos, inscriptions manuscrites et qq. taches sur les plats. Reliure de l’époque. 150 X 100 mm. Viuda de Rico, 612-613 ; Rio y Rico, 74 ; Plaza Escudero, I, 48 ; Benages/Fonbuena, 54 ; Palau, 52023. PRECIEUSE EDITION DU DON QUICHOTTE DONNEE PAR MANUEL MARTIN AU SIECLE DES LUMIERES. Ornée de 44 figures gravées sur bois dans le texte, elle repose sur les éditions Costa 1605 et Martin, 1765. « No es texto muy común y Henrich no reprodujo su portada. Los Suñé la citan en la ficha 59, pero no habló de ella Givanel Mas, ni la cita del Río y Rico. La portada y la composición general son diferentes a las de otras ediciones.» (E. Rodriguez-Cepeda, Los Quijotes del siglo XVIII). « Hay que considerar, sin embargo, que estas impresiones son las que han universalizado la idea cervantina. Con la filosofía racionalista del siglo XVIII, la ilustración y el racionalismo fueron el mejor cobijo de la imaginería cervantina, permitiendo que un texto tan original y caprichoso proliferara en la mentalidad de los lectores con suma facilidad. Don Gregorio Mayans y Siscar hace el primer estudio sobre la vida del autor, incluido en esta obra. Mayans y Siscar no sólo es el primero, sino el que hace del Quijote un libro moderno para entender a Cervantes y el género novelístico en esa época. » (A. Sequera Victoriano, Ediciones de Don Quijote de la Mancha, impresa en el siglo XVIII). « A special type of Quixote, illustrated with woodcuts was sold in the street; it was published by M. Martín between 1765 and 1782. This was how this most intellectual of Spanish literary text penetrated the popular culture of the period. Por todo esto se extendió con los ilustrados el alcance de la obra cervantina y la fuerza del texto abarcaba a todas las clases sociales y a todos niveles culturales; en el XVIII empezó a ser el verdadero libro para todos. Los Quijotes con tacos de madera, hoy son muy escasos, los conjuntos de cuatro volúmenes andan casi siempre descabalados (inclusive en los catálogos y bibliotecas oficiales). Estas impressiones han sido las que más han universalizado la idea cervantina.» (E. Rodriguez-Cepeda). « Les philosophes, les encyclopédistes se font de Don Quichotte une arme contre la religion et ses ministres» (P. Mérimée, M. Bardon, Don Quichotte en France au XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles). TRES SEDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE, DE TOUTE PURETE, CONSERVE DANS SON VELIN SOUPLE DE L’EPOQUE. Provenance : Bibliothèque Fernand Bertrand, avec ex-libris sur la page de garde ; présence de divers ex-libris manuscrits de l’époque « Beauvany », « Château Gonti » sur les feuillets blancs et les plats. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13145581823

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CERVANTES JARVIS Charles

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Item Description: 1742. First Edition. CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de La Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish. by Charles Jarvis. London: for J. and R. Tonson and R. Dodsley, 1742. Two volumes. Quarto, contemporary full dark brown calf gilt rebacked with original elaborately gilt-decorated spines neatly laid down, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges. $7000.First edition of Jarvis' famous translation, with engraved portrait of Cervantes and 68 fine full-page copperplate engravings after John Vanderbank-"undoubtedly one of the noblest sets of engravings ever executed for Don Quixote."Jarvis' translation, one of the earliest, is also regarded as one of the best. "Published posthumously in 1742 and frequently reprinted, it is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original" (Oxford DNB). With a prefatory history of chivalry and romance by Warburton, a note on the illustrations and a life of Cervantes. "Finely printed. one of the most notable editions published to that time" (Río y Rico). "Undoubtedly one of the noblest sets of engravings ever executed for Don Quixote; Cohen calls them 'belles figures" (Ashbee). Text embellished with engraved headpieces, tailpieces and initials. Río y Rico 449. Ashbee, An Iconography of Don Quixote 39. Two engraved armorial bookplates, early owner signatures and inscriptions.A few plates trimmed a little closely along upper edge, just touching the border of seven plates; plate 56 (Volume II, page 318) with marginal tear at lower corner, not affecting caption or image. Plates clear and fine, impressions dark. Original bindings quite lovely. A very handsome copy of this richly illustrated Quixote, most desirable in contemporary calf-gilt. Bookseller Inventory # 78243

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Don Quijote. El Quijote Leído Por Camilo: Cervantes

Cervantes

Published by Rembrandt Ediciones, Alicante (1979)

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Item Description: Rembrandt Ediciones, Alicante, 1979. Cajas En Pergamino. Book Condition: Excelente. Eberhard Schlotter (illustrator). Primera edición. 138 pp. y 40 láminas - 255 pp. y 40 láminas - 207pp. y 40 láminas - y - 208pp. y 40 láminas. Todo en papel de hilo superior. Un total de 160 aguafuertes originales a varias tintas, todos firmados y numerados a mano por el artista. Edición de 300 ejemplares (nº133) En rama, guardados en cajas con formato libro encuadernadas a pleno pergamino. Nuestro ejemplar con dedicatorias autógrafas del escritor Camilo José Cela y del pintor E. Schlotter. =Schlotter está considerado como uno de los mejores grabadores del momento en el panorama internacional y sin discusión en el campo de los aguafuertes. Size: 4 Vols. De 42,5 x 40 Cm. Firmada por el ilustrador. Bookseller Inventory # 013980

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The life and exploits of the ingenious: CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel

CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616)

Published by Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London (1742)

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Item Description: Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London, 1742. Full Calf. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition thus. First appearance of the Jarvis translation, an "elegant edition" (Lowndes), complete in two large quarto volumes. xxxii [translator's preface and "Advertisement concerning the Prints," by John Oldfield, M. D.],viii [reimpression of "The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra, with separate title page dated 1738],90 ["The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra. Written by Don Gregorio Mayáns & Siscár . . . Translated, from the Spanish manuscript, by Mr. Ozell," with the portrait of Cervantes designed by G. Kent and engraved by George Vertue ],[14],355,[1]; xii,388pp, with an allegorical frontispiece and 67 truly magnificent full-page copper-engraved chapter illustrations designed principally by John Vanderbank (William Hogarth contributed one) and engraved by Gerard van der Gucht, Bernard Baron, Vertue, and Claude du Bosc, and numerous fine head- and tailpieces. Handsomely rebound to style in full mottled calf, boards framed in blind with rolled vine border, spines in six compartments tooled in blind with center medallion between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco labels lettered and numbered in gilt, date of publication stamped in gilt. A Fine, wide-margined set, bindings virutally pristine (end papers renewed), text bright and fresh with only very occasional finger-soiling to margins, the plates in particularly deep, rich impressions. Provence: Ownership signatures of H. Pemberton, 1757, to verso of each title-page (perhaps Henry Pemberton (1694–1771), editor of the third edition of Isaac Newton's Principia and author of A View of Sir I. Newton's Philosophy) and beneath it that of William Rooth. Lowndes 401. Gibson's Library, p. 91. Jervas (a printer's error resulted in "Jarvis") was an artist and art collector, but he also had literary ambitions, and with Alexander Pope (whose painting instructor he had been for some six months in 1713) he edited a version of Charles-Alphonse Du Fresnoy's De arte grafica. But his major literary undertaking was this English translation of Don Quixote to which also provided the first introduction and a critical analysis of previous translations. Published posthumously in 1742 and frequently reprinted, "it is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original." (ODNB) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB0381

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Miguel de Cervantes

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Item Description: Grupo Nelson, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG9706519416

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The History of the Valorous and Wittie: Cervantes Saavedra, M.

Cervantes Saavedra, M. de.

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Item Description: Chelsea Ashendene Press -28, 1927. First Ashendene edition, one of 225 copies on Batchelor paper, out of a total edition of 245 copies, folio, printed in red and black in the new Ptolemy type, modelled on type used by F. Holle of Ulm in the printing of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' in 1482, text in double columns; border and initials designed by Louise Powell and cut on wood by W. M. Quick and Geo. H. Ford, original pigskin by W. H. Smith & Son, all edges untrimmed, internally fine, edges a little browned, binding slightly rubbed with a few faint marks, else very good, each volume preserved in a later black cloth slip-case with morocco head and foot at entry. A beautiful example of a one of the great works of the Ashendene Press. The Ashendene Press was a small private press founded by St John Hornby (1867–1946). It operated from 1895 to 1915 in Chelsea, and was revived after the war in 1920. Its books are considered to be amongst the finest of the Private Press movement. "First appearance of Ptolemy type. Ashendene knight-in-armour paper taken as a single work Don-Quixote is the largest of the Ashendene books. It has an interesting alternative to Hewitt's drawn or printed initials, the successful but unrepeatable device of neo-Kelmscott initials, borders and opening words cut on wood from designs by Louise Powell. The new Ashendene type was imitated and adapted from the Geographia of Ptolemaeus, printed by Leonard Holle at Ulm in 1482. In two columns, with red used chiefly for headings and shoulder notes, decorated but not illustrated, this link with the Kelmscott past was an entirely successful venture" (Franklin, The Ashendene Press). Ashendene Bibliography XXXVI; Franklin, The Ashendene Press, pp. 241-242; Ransom, Private Presses, p. 206, no. 39; Tomkinson, p. 8, no. 39. Bookseller Inventory # 93209

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The Life and Exploits of the ingenious: Cervantes de Saavedra,

Cervantes de Saavedra, Miguel

Published by Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London (1742)

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Item Description: Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London, 1742. First edition of the Jarvis translation. First edition of the Jarvis translation. Engraved portrait of Cervantes by George Virtue after G. Kent, 68 numbered engraved plates by Gerard van der Gucht after John Vanderbank. 2 vols. 4to. [Bound with:] Gregorio MAYANS Y SISCAR. The Life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra. Translated by John Ozell. London: J. and R. Tonson, 1738. Bound following the Advertisement concerning the Prints, vol. I.The first edition of the Charles Jarvas (1675-1739) translation of Don Quixote, published posthumously in 1742 and forever known as the "Jarvis" translation due to a printer's error on the title-page. "Frequently reprinted, it is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original" (ODNB). An immaculate copy in contemporary vellum. Lowndes II, 401 ("An elegant edition") Full contemporary vellum, spines titled in gilt, all edges stained red, Dutch flowered endpapers. Fine Engraved portrait of Cervantes by George Virtue after G. Kent, 68 numbered engraved plates by Gerard van der Gucht after John Vanderbank. 2 vols. 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 302686

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Don Quijote de La Mancha (Lectura del: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel

Published by Galerías Rembrandt Ediciones (1981)

ISBN 10: 8485284178 ISBN 13: 9788485284177

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Item Description: Galerías Rembrandt Ediciones, 1981. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Book Condition: Como Nuevo. 1ª Edición. 1122 p. 33 x 35 cm. // Cuatro tomos encuadernados en plena piel pergamino adornado. Páginas de grueso y excelente papel con tipografía de fácil lectura. Láminas a todo color impresas a una cara y plena página. Gran folio cuadrangular. // Edición numerada: 405 de 479. // Se trata de una de las ediciones de esta obra más importantes del siglo XX. Tuvo como responsables, por un lado, al Premio Nobel de Literatura Camilo José Cela, quien modernizó el texto clásico, y, por otro, al grabador y pintor alemán D. Eberhard Schlotter, quien realizó una serie de aguafuertes en color para ilustrarlo. Bookseller Inventory # COL0002

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Item Description: Bossange y Masson, París y Londres, 1814. 8º, 7 vols. (vol. 1: 1 retrato, 2 hoj., 4 p., 363 p., 1 map. pleg. dibujado y grabado por A. Tardieu; vol. 2: 2 hoj., XXX, 296 p., 8 láms.; vol. 3: 2 hoj., 386 p., 8 láms.; vol. 4: 2 hoj., 356 p., 6 láms.; vol. 5: 2 hoj., 408 p., 6 láms.; vol. 6: 2 hoj., 401 p., 5 láms.; vol. 7: 2 hoj., 405 p., 6 láms.). Pasta española, doble tejuelo, lomo cuajado, ruedas doradas en planos. Edición muy estimada, copia exacta y rigurosa de la segunda edición de la Real Academia en cuatro tomos, impresa en 1782 por Joaquín Ibarra, con notas críticas de Pellicer. Viene ilustrada con las mismas 39 preciosas láminas que enriquecen la edición de la Real Academia, todas grabadas por artistas franceses. Ejemplar en muy buen estado, con una hermosa encuadernación. (Palau 52040). Cervantismo. Literatura española. Cervantes, Miguel de. Spanish literature. Bookseller Inventory # C9N826

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Don Quijote de la Mancha: Cervantes

Cervantes

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Item Description: Octavio Viader, 1909. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Book Condition: Aceptable. Obra celebre toda en corcho edicion de 1909 tomo I y 1912 Tomo II San Feliu de Guixols, Octavio Viader, 1909. Encuadernación de tapa dura en corcho. Estado de conservación: Muy Bien. (254 x 190 mm.) , Impresión a dos columnas, caracteres góticos, enteramente sobre hojas de corcho, iniciales policromadas en oro. Segunda tirada del Quijote de corcho de Viader. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1182722910

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The History of the Renowned Don Quixote: CERVANTES, Saavedra, Miguel

CERVANTES, Saavedra, Miguel de.

Published by Peter Motteux. Printed for Sam Buckley at the Dolphin in Little Britain London (1712)

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Item Description: Peter Motteux. Printed for Sam Buckley at the Dolphin in Little Britain London, 1712. Third edition, in this translation. In four volumes. 16 folding plates. vi, [x], 323; [8], 327-632; [10], 635- 953; [8], 955-1322pp. Text complete. Bound in contemporary panelled brown calf, gilt, sympathetically rebacked in matching brown speckled calf, raised bands, contrasting labels. Top half inch of title page removed and professionally repaired. Small portion at head of epistle dedicatory first page missing to vol. III, only top part of heading text missing to reverse. Pages occasionally stained but only lightly. A couple of neat 18th and early 19th century ownership inscriptions to vol. I. A remarkably clean and sound set of this scarce early translation with delightful folding illustrations, some of the outer edges of these sl. worn. Please contact us for more information or photographs. There is a mixed set of the first and third editions in the British Museum Catalogue of Printed Books but this set is imperfect as wanting the illustrations. They have a complete set of this edition but no second or complete first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 58769

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The History of the Most Renowned Don: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616)

Published by Printed by Tho. Hodgkin, and are to be sold by John Newton, London (1687)

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Item Description: Printed by Tho. Hodgkin, and are to be sold by John Newton, London, 1687. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN ENGLISH. 21cm x 33cm. [18], 616 [i.e. 612], [3] pp. A7 (3d and 6th l. signed: A2), c², B-R4, S³, T-2O4, 2P³, 2Q-4I4, 4K². Translated by John Phillips. With copper-engraved frontispiece & 8 copper-engraved plates, each bearing two images. (folio) 12¾x8, period calf, rebacked with modern calf, morocco spine label, later endpapers. First Illustrated Edition in English. First illustrated edition available in the English language of one of the high spots of world literature. Complete with all the plates, rare thus. Plates to face p. 135 and p. 295 are included in the pagination. Page 58 wrongly numbered 63, p. 63 numbered 58. Wing C1774A. / Condition: Frontispiece backed, margins extended, a few tiny worm holes; title-page with repair along gutter, ink ownership signature; light stain to top margins of prelims. extending to text in a few instances, A2 corner missing, C1 & S4 lower corner repaired, repair to A5v, very good. Protected by an acid-free clamshell box that we made for that masterpiece. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Bookseller Inventory # 004493

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Cervantes, Miguel De [Smollett, Tobias ]

Published by For A. Millar, London (1755)

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Item Description: For A. Millar, London, 1755. Full-Leather. First Smollett translation from the Spanish of Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra to which is prefixed, some account of the author's life. Illustrated with 28 copper-plate engravings designed by Hayman and engraved by the best artists. The book also contains an extra "proof" engraving by W. Roberts, one of England's greatest early nineteenth century mezzotint engravers and engraver to King George III, dated 1833 depicting Don Quixote. In two volumes, vol. #1. 403pp., Vol. #2. 466pp.,errata at rear. Smollett's translation of Don Quixote not only succeeded in capturing the spirit of the Spanish original for English readers "but gave us as well the most readable version of Cervantes' masterpiece in our language". Bound in contemporary calf handsomely rebacked, red and green contrasting morocco labels gilt, raised bands with compartments decoratively stamped in gilt, newer marbled endpapers. A lovely set. Bookseller Inventory # 3093

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CERVANTES JARVIS Charles

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Item Description: 1819. CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. (JARVIS, Charles, translator). Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish. by Charles Jarvis, Esq. London: T. McLean, 1819. Four volumes. Octavo, early 20th-century full tan speckled calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, tan and brown morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers. $5500.Jarvis' esteemed translation of Don Quixote, illustrated with 24 exquisite hand-colored aquatint engravings by J. Clark designed expressly for this edition. Handsomely bound by Larkins."Don Quixote is one of those universal works which are read by all ages at all times, and there are very few who have not at one time or another felt themselves to be Don Quixote confronting the windmills or Sancho Panza at the inn"¯ (PMM 111). Charles Jarvis' translation, one of the earliest, is also regarded as one of the best. "Published posthumously in 1742 and frequently reprinted, it is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original"¯ (Oxford DNB). Includes extensive Translator's Preface, as well as a brief Life of Cervantes. Bound with half titles. Abbey, Life 238. Rius 669. Fine condition, splendidly illustrated and handsomely bound. Bookseller Inventory # 100762

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel De

Published by Privately Printed for the Members of the English Bibliophilist Society and Printed By Morrison & Gibbs Limited, Edinburgh, London

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Item Description: Privately Printed for the Members of the English Bibliophilist Society and Printed By Morrison & Gibbs Limited, Edinburgh, London. 3/4th Leather. Book Condition: Very Good+++. No Jacket. Limited Delux Reprint Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Frontis protected by tissue. Marbled lining papers. Volume I: 304pp. Spine crown slightly nicked. Volume II: 344pp. Front fly leaf has horizonal tear. Volume III: 349pp. Volume IV: 291pp. All 4 volumes are 3/4th leather over marbled boards with gilt title on spine with raised bands. Pale blue silk page marker. Undated, however it was probably published between 1892 and 1894. This Limited Edition was limited to 100 copies and this is Copy 88 for English Bibliophilist Society member Morris H. Hayman. Morris H. Hayman's name in gilt at foot of spine. Top gilt edges. Bright gilt illustrated burning lamp, logo of Society and "Bibliophilist Series" on front board.This copy is Thomas Shelton's translation of Don Quixote from the Spanish in 1602 and Second Part in 1620. Shelton's translation was the first English translation. Rare. Only 100 copies in the whole world. A beautiful set of a famous work. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 005049

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ASHENDENE PRESS) CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.

Published by Chelsea: at the Ashendene Press, 1927–28 (1927)

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Item Description: Chelsea: at the Ashendene Press, 1927–28, 1927. 2 volumes, folio. Original white cloth backed patterned boards, printed paper labels to spines, edges untrimmed. In a contemporary brown cloth slipcase. Lightly rubbed with some wear to the corners, spine labels nicked, hinges cracked, binding a little dulled. A very good set. Woodcut initials, text printed in red and black. First Ashendene edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 225 copies on Batchelor paper. One of the most impressive productions of the press and the first work to be printed in the new Ptolemy type. Ashendene Bibliography 36. Bookseller Inventory # 65607

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Item Description: Chelsea, The Ashendene Press, 1927–28., 1927. 2 cols. Printed in red and black. With woodcut ornamental borders and numerous woodcut initials by Louise Powell. XIII, (1), 268, (1) pp.; X, 256, (1) pp. Folio. Orig. half cloth with printed spine label. Board’s paper design by Enid Marx. One of the late and grand works of this press. One of 225 copies printed on Batchelor hand-made paper besides 20 on vellum. Set in (new) Ptolemy types. – Ashendene Bibliography XXXVI. – Fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 10129

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Item Description: Chelsea, The Ashendene Press, 1927–28., 1927. 2 cols. Printed in red and black. With woodcut ornamental borders and numerous woodcut initials by Louise Powell. XIII, (1), 268, (1) pp.; X, 256, (1) pp. Large folio. Orig. full green morocco over five raised bands with gilt-lettered spine (by W. H. Smith?). One of the late and grand works of this press. One of 225 copies printed on Batchelor hand-made paper besides 20 on vellum. Set in (new) Ptolemy types. With original receipt by John & Edward Bumpus, Royal booksellers, London, dated 2 November 1934 (Buyer: Dr. Newman, Manchester). – Ashendene Bibliography XXXVI. – Extremities rubbed in parts. Bookseller Inventory # 8559

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Item Description: Chelsea, The Ashendene Press, 1927–28., 1927. 2 cols. Printed in red and black. With woodcut ornamental borders and numerous woodcut initials by Louise Powell. XIII, (1), 268, (1) pp.; X, 256, (1) pp. Large folio. Orig. full pigskin over 7 raised bands with gilt-lettered spine by W. H. Smith. In yellow cloth slipcase. One of the late and grand works of this press. One of 225 copies printed on Batchelor hand-made paper besides 20 on vellum. Set in (new) Ptolemy types. – Ashendene Bibliography XXXVI. – Extremities rubbed in parts. Bookseller Inventory # 9677

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VIDA Y HECHOS DEL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON: CERVANTES (MIGUEL DE.

Item Description: EN CASA DE GERONYMO Y JUANBAUTISTA VERDUSSEN. ANO 1672., 1672. 2 FORTS VOLUMES IN-12 (11 X 17 X 9 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (20) + 611 + (5) ET (16) + 649 ET (7) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE, UNIFORME POUR LES 2 VOLUMES, PLEIN VEAU MARBRE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN ROUGE, TRANCHES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE DE 2 VIGNETTES DE TITRE, DE 2 FRONTISPICES ET 32 PLANCHES HORS TEXTE DESSINES PAR JACOB SAVERY ET FREDERIK BOUTTATS, GRAVES PAR BOUTTATS. LES 2 VOLUMES PROVIENNENT DE 2 EDITIONS DIFFERENTES, PARUES CHEZ LE MEME EDITEUR EN 1672 ET 1719, EDITIONS EN TOUS POINTS IDENTIQUES, QUANT A LA PAGINATION ET A L'ILLUSTRATION. Bookseller Inventory # 2432

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.

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Item Description: Londres: J. and R. Tonson, 1738. 4 Vols. en 2 tomos. 4to mayor (29x24 cms). Frontis, port., VI p (incl. nueva portada: Vida de Miguel de Cervantes escrita por D. Gregorio Mayans y Siscar), 1 h., IV p., VIII p., 1 lámina retrato, 103 p., XX p., 2 h., 296 p., 16 láms. ; port., 1 bl, 2 h., 333p, 10 láms. ; Port, VII p., 2 h., 311 p., 16 láms. ; port, 3 h., 368 p., 25 láms. Soberbia encuadernación en plena piel actual, rojo corinto con nervios, florones, títulos en oro. Planas con doble filetes y un bello florón en cada esquina. Ruedas doradas en cantos y contracantos. Guardas en aguas a mano. Papel amarronado como es habitual en esta obra. Lo comenta Palau lamentándose."Es una lástima que en una edición tan lujosa, modelo del Quijote de la Academia, se utilizara ese papel". Palau: 52010. La historia es curiosa: el embajador español vio la edición, le encantó, compró bastantes ejemplares que regaló a sus amistades en España y se convirtió en la edición de lujo por excelencia aquí, por lo que la Academia la imitó. Bellos grabados muy celebrados. En 1742 Tonson publica una edición en inglés. Primera edición. Bookseller Inventory # 22873

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de]

Published by Printed by Richard Hodgkinsonne, for Andrew Crooke., London (1652)

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Item Description: Printed by Richard Hodgkinsonne, for Andrew Crooke., London, 1652. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Early tan calf, rebacked, with gilt-stamped lettering in black leather spine label (second compartment, 5 raised bands); 4to (184 x 279 mm); pp. [16] (title-p., dedication, preface, "Certain Sonnets," TOC for Part I), [1]-137, [10] (dedication, prologue, TOC for Part II), 138-274; page numbers appear on the recto only, throughout. First complete English-language edition in one volume; second complete English-language edition overall. Some light chipping and scuffing at spine tips, along joints and edges of boards; repaired tear in the calf on upper board; top corner of title-p. repaired, affecting the "y" in "History"; inscription on front paste-down dated 1996; some foxing throughout. First complete English-language edition in one volume. Second complete English-language edition overall, variant (no priority) with Andrew Crooke's address "at the Green Dragon in Pauls Church-yard." Part I of the Shelton translation was published in 1612, Part II in 1620 -- and became the most popular version of Don Quixote in England during the 17th century. A third edition appeared in 1675. First complete English-language edition in one volume; second complete English-language edition overall. Bookseller Inventory # D11023

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Cervantes, Miquel de) Smirke, Robert

Published by Cadell and Davies, London (1817)

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Item Description: Cadell and Davies, London, 1817. The earliest state of the plates, one of a few copies thus issued, for the publisher's edition of 1818. [2] leaves (Title, plus Table of plates) + 74 plates (26 vignettes and 48 illustrations) after drawings by Robert Smirke, engraved by E. Engleheart, R. Goldiing, A. Raimbach, J. Scott, C. Warren, J. Mitan, Finden, C. Armstrong, et. al. PROOFS BEFORE LETTERS ON INDIA PAPER signed and dated in the print, mounted to folio sheets. (One plate, No. 11, is duplicated). 1 vols. Folio (album). The Smirke Plates for Quixote, Proofs on India paper. Smirke's delightful plates were issued by Cadell and Fields in a four-volume quarto edition of 1818. Ashbee, An Iconography of Don Quixote, #119 Bound in later brown half morocco and marbled boards. First two leaves (Title and Table) show small, neat repairs at lower edge. Beautifully mounted and elegantly bound collection of these plates, in a perfect state of preservation. Rare [2] leaves (Title, plus Table of plates) + 74 plates (26 vignettes and 48 illustrations) after drawings by Robert Smirke, engraved by E. Engleheart, R. Goldiing, A. Raimbach, J. Scott, C. Warren, J. Mitan, Finden, C. Armstrong, et. al. PROOFS BEFORE LETTERS ON INDIA PAPER signed and dated in the print, mounted to folio sheets. (One plate, No. 11, is duplicated). 1 vols. Folio (album) The earliest state of the plates, one of a few copies thus issued, for the publisher's edition of 1818. Bookseller Inventory # 258234

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de; CARRA, Carlo.

Published by Edizioni della Conchiglia., Milano. (1948)

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Item Description: Edizioni della Conchiglia., Milano., 1948. 33x24. Enc. en medio cuero marroquí azul con punteras, conservando tapas y lomos originales. Lomos con algunos desgastes y deterioros pero sólidos, por lo demás en perfecto estado. Colofón: La carta di questa edizione e di puro straccio e fabricata a mano nella antica cartiera pietro miliani in fabriano. Augusto cermenati, capo reparto ai tini, ha presieduto alla lavorazione dei cartai : Moriconi luigi e pastuglia lamberto , lavorenti, arteconi giuseppe e ruggeri romualdo, pontitori. L'opera si compone di quattro volumi in una tiratura di centosettanta esemplari. Per questa opera, stampata sui torchi della conchiglia in carta alla forma filigranata al segno des cartaio e con la scritta DON QUIJOTE , si e cosi disposto l'allestimento editoriale : 60 esemplari numerati da uno a sessanta, firmati da Carlo Carra con allegato uno studio originale dell'artista; 100 esemplari numerati da sessant'uno a centosessanta, firmato dall'editore; 10 esemplari fuori commercio numerati da A ad L. Ejemplar nº 103, de la tirada firmada por el editor, impreso con exquisito arte en papel filigranado Fabriano. Pese a su factura italiana, el libro está enteramente en español, a excepción del colofón. Espectacular y rara edición de la inmortal obra de Cervantes, limitada a 170 ejemplares, con profusión de ilustraciones del futurista Carlo Carrá, logrando un curioso contrapunto entre lo clásico y lo moderno. Lujosamente encuadernado, de gran interés para el coleccionista y el bibliófilo. Raro. (4 vols., 944pp.). Bookseller Inventory # 12382

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

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Item Description: Planeta Pub Corp. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 8408059378 media mail delivery is free, Your orders are meticulously inspected, packed securely, and shipped fast, quick responsive customer service insures customer satisfaction, and our feedback score speaks louder than words, international and expedited shipping for most items. Bookseller Inventory # SKU169217

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