Original black cloth and orange pictorial boards, 5 x 7.5 inches, pp xviii, 587. 10 double-page color plates and many b/w illustrations by Salvador Dali. A scarce Modern Library edition Edges and corners rubbed, else near very good and internally fine. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA
Publisher: Illustrated Modern Library (1946)
Publication Date: 1946
Illustrator: Salvador Dali
Edition: First edition thus.
Book Description Abbeville, New York, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Illustrated paperboards with black cloth spine. Gilt spine lettering. Nine color spreads and many in text b/w line drawings by Salvador Dali. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. A very nice, collectible copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4663
Book Description New York: The Illustrated Modern Library [Random House], 1946., 1946. First or early edition with these illustrations (hardback). 8vo (19cm by 12cm), xviii, 587pp. 10 double-page colour plates, 31 text illustrations. Original green cloth inlaid with black morocco title panels to the front board and the spine, dustwrapper. The book is in very good condition; the dustwrapper is good (rubbed, edges chafed). This copy would appear to have been issued in about 1948 - the dustwrapper has a list of books in the modern library to the verso, and this list runs as far as number 261 in the main series and G73 in the Modern Library Giants. Both of these books were published in 1948. The dustwrapper is priced at $1.25 and has an illustration of spears and a shield (printed in red and black) to the front panel. The book itself is undated on the title page and dated 1946 on the copyright page. Bookseller Inventory # 15474