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INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA.Nueva: Cervantes Saavedra Miguel

Cervantes Saavedra Miguel De

Published by Madrid Don Joachin Ibarra 1780 (1780)

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Item Description: Madrid Don Joachin Ibarra 1780, 1780. 4 volumes. The First Ibarra Edition, the most revered and beautifully illustrated and printed pressing of the most treasured work in all of Spanish literature, a monument of Spanish typography. The edition chosen by the Fathers of Seville for presentation after the defeat of Napoleon by the English. The choice of this edition as a gift in thanks for rescuing Spain from Napoleon's onslaught is of the greatest importance and suggests the esteem in which the edition was held by the people of Spain. With an engraved portrait, engraved title pages in each volume, 31 fine engraved plates and 66 charming head- and tailpieces, and a large map with Quixote's peregrinations in the first volume. Large 4to, a splendid and very beautiful binding by the firm of Simier R. du Roi, binder to the king, in the finest dark purple goatskin, adorned in gold and blind decorations, the spines titled and numbered in gold and with very rich and beautiful gold decorations in compartments, rich gold dentelles and edges. Simier's "variety and and technique were superb; he had no superior and few rivals during his career" ( Ramsden's French Bookbinders 1789-1848 ). [iv], XIV, ccvviv, 199; [iv], 418; [ii], xiv, 306; [iv], 346. This is a superb example in the most wonderful state of preservation. A magnificent binding and the most beautiful Cervantes we have ever encountered. AN EXTRAORDINARY COPY OF THE FIRST IBARRA CERVANTES. PROFUSELY AND BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH THE FINEST ENGRAVINGS. PERHAPS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND DESIRABLE SET AVAILABLE OF THE MAGNIFICENT IBARRA EDITION. The Ibarra Edition is "the finest edition of Don Quixote that has ever been printed" (D. B. Updike). Printed for the Royal Spanish Academy in Spanish-designed types, lavishly ornamented, and containing the Prologue of the Academy, the Life of Cervantes, and a Chronological Plan and Analysis of the book, this is not only the finest edition of Cervantes, but is also a monument of European fine printing. What results from the combination of edition and presentation is a remarkable historical artifact whose position in the annals of bibliophily is perhaps unequaled except by a handful of famous books. It boils down to this: the greatest imaginative work from the Spanish mind, in its most beautiful physical manifestation. Binder to the King, Simier's "variety and and technique were superb; he had no superior and few rivals during his career" ( Ramsden's French Bookbinders 1789-1848 ). This was the edition given to one of the most famous figures in military history, in gratitude for one of the most important military operations in European history. Bookseller Inventory # 25706

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El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la: CERVANTES, Miguel de.

CERVANTES, Miguel de.

Published by Madrid: Joaquín Ibarra, 1780 (1780)

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Item Description: Madrid: Joaquín Ibarra, 1780, 1780. 4 volumes, quarto (294 × 216 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, smooth spines divided in compartments by decorative rolls in gilt, red morocco numbering- and lettering-pieces, compartments at head and tail richly gilt with massed wavy rolls, sides bordered in gilt with a flower-head and leaf spray roll, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A little wear in places with slight loss of gilt border, the leather skilfully re-polished, small stain to fore-edge of first few leaves in vol. 3, small light water stain to upper margin of last two gatherings of vol. 4, else clean and fresh throughout, an excellent set. Engraved portrait, 4 extra engraved titles, 31 engraved plates by Antonio Carnicero, Joseph Castillo, Bernardo Barranco, Joseph Brunete, Gerónimo Gil, and Gregorio Ferro, engraved head- and tailpieces, ornamental initials, engraved map. First printing of the celebrated Ibarra edition. Printed for La Real Academia Española (the Spanish Royal Academy) by Joaquín Ibarra y Marín, this edition was intended to be a supreme example of Spanish craftsmanship lavished on the nation's greatest literary work. This edition excels in beauty of type, design, paper, illustration and printing, as well as incorporating a carefully edited and corrected text. The illustrations and ornaments were designed by the best Spanish artists of the day, the paper was milled expressly for this edition, and the type was specially cut. It contains the first map depicting the route taken by Don Quixote and Sancho Panza through Spain. Palau 52024. Bookseller Inventory # 75500

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CERVANTES

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Item Description: 4 vol. 4to, brown calf, gilt patterns on the covers, gilt spine with raised bands, yellow edges, box. First edition published by the Spanish Royal Academy, widely considered as one the greatest masterpiece of Iberian printing. The illustration consists of 4 frontispieces, a portrait of Cervantes, and 31 figures engraved after Gil, Del Catillo, Mol, Ballester etc? printed on fine paper, this edition features a special typeface designed by Jerónimo Gil for the occasion. Minute rubbing to the binding, very fresh copy without spotting. Bookseller Inventory # 52040

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El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la: Cervantes,Teodoro Miciano

Cervantes,Teodoro Miciano

Published by Ediciones Jurado (1952)

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Item Description: Ediciones Jurado, 1952. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Book Condition: Muy bien. Dust Jacket Condition: Muy bien. 1ª Edición. Extraordinaria edición del Quijote. Uno de los 30 ejemplares en papel blanco, de hilo, ala forma fabricado expresamente por la Casa Guarro, con las filigranas de la obra,de la editorial y del fabricante,con una serie de láminas en japón antiguo y numerados del I al XXX. Tomo I - 17 grabados Tomo II - 18 grabados Tomo III - 17 grabados Tomo IV - 21 grabados. Huella de la plancha 232 x 172 mm o menos, en h. de 350 x 260 mm. Impresor:Francisco Melich. Encuadernado en caja de cartoné decorado con lomera en pergamino y dorados. Interior en rama con sobrecubierta. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15733635721

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The First Part and the Second Part: ASHENDENE PRESS) CERVANTES

ASHENDENE PRESS) CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.

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

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Item Description: Chelsea: Chelsea, The Ashendene Press, 1927–28, 1927. 2 large folio volumes (430 × 308 mm). Publisher's full green morocco, spine in compartments with gilt titles direct. Nicks to bands and corners, but a lovely set, internally fine and in excellent condition. Printed in red and black in Ptolemy type; text in double columns; border and initials designed by Louise Powell and cut on wood by W. M. Quick and Geo. H. Ford. First Ashendene edition, one of 225 copies on Batchelor paper, out of a total edition of 245 copies. "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 # 87243

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El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la: Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes

Published by Planeta-Fundación Gala-Dalí (2003)

ISBN 10: 8467402768 ISBN 13: 9788467402766

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Item Description: Planeta-Fundación Gala-Dalí, 2003. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Book Condition: Nuevo. Dust Jacket Condition: Excelente. 1ª Edición. Editorial Planeta y Fundación Gala - Salvador Dalí. Barcelona., 2003. Edición limitada a 998 ejemplares numerados con certificación notarial. 370 x 370 mm. 672 p. 43 láminas, con el nº del volumen y el logotipo de la Fundación Gala - Salvador Dalí. Encuadernación de lujo: forrada en tela aterciopelada con estampaciones en oro y negro, cinta de lectura en seda dorada. Acompañada por un volumen de Estudios: 240 x 240 mm. 192 p. 5 fotografías de Dalí.Todo ello en un una caja. Para el texto del Quijote se ha tomado como base la edición anotada de Martín de Riquer. Edición excepcional, de coleccionista, de El Quijote exclusiva y muy singular. Bookseller Inventory # 003

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

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

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. First edition of the first illustrated edition in English of Don Quixote. Folio, bound in full brown calf to period, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, red morocco spine label. With copper-engraved frontispiece and eight copper-engraved plates, each bearing two images. From the library at Brandon on the James, the plantation home to the Harrisons in Virginia. Translated by John Phillips. In very good condition with all plates present. Some minor wear and a small paper repair to one page. An exceptional example of this rarity. Don Quixote tells the tale of a man so entranced by reading about the chivalrous romantic ideals touted in books that he decides to take up his sword and become a knight-errant himself, with the aims of defending the helpless and warding off the wicked. With his somewhat confused laborer-turned-squire, Sancho Panza, they roam the world together and have adventures that have haunted reader's imaginations for nearly four hundred years. Don Quixote is generally recognized as the first modern novel. Over those years, it has had an incredible influence on thousands of writers, from Dickens to Faulkner, who once said he reread it once a year, "just as some people read the Bible". Vladamir Nabokov is quoted as saying, "Don Quixote is greater today than he was in Cervantes's womb. [He] looms so wonderfully above the skyline of literature, a gaunt giant on a lean nag, that the book lives and will live through [his] sheer vitality. He stands for everything that is gentle, forlorn, pure, unselfish, and gallant. The parody has become a paragon.". Bookseller Inventory # 3872

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The History of the Most Renowned Don: Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel
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Item Description: Thomas Hodgkin, 1687. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing of the First illustrated Edition in English of Don Quixote. A beautiful copy bound in full brown calf to period, with raised bands and is elaborately gilt-decorated on the spine. The book has the copper-engraved frontispiece and eight copper-engraved plates, each bearing two images. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy in collector's condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15196893240

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Item Description: Leipzig: Insel-Verlag -1908, 1907. XV, 498; 573; 582; XV, 453; 383 S. Dunkelrote Orig.-Maroquinlederbände mit prächtigem, ornamental goldgeprägtem Rücken nach dem Entwurf von Carl Czeschka sowie Kopfgoldschnitt. Nummer 21 von 100 handschriftlich numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf unbeschnittenem Büttenpapier. Der österreichische Maler und Grafiker Carl Czeschka (1878-1960) gehört zu den prominentesten Vertretern der Wiener Werkstätte. Schönes, einheitliches Exemplar mit nur minimalen Gebrauchsspuren: Der Rücken von Band 2 der Novellen ist etwas verblaßt und spielt leicht ins Orangefarbene, das Vorsatzpapier von Band 1 mit einigen wenigen Stockfleckchen. Auf einer Seite gibt es unten einen kleinen Eckabriß des Papiers, der etwa daumennagelgroß ist. Die vergoldeten Kopfschnitte sind ganz gering angestaubt, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein schönes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar und einen der Höhepunkte der Buchgestaltung des Jugendstils in Deutschland. Erste Ausgabe. Bookseller Inventory # 516

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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, M. de.

Published by Chelsea Ashendene Press -28 (1927)

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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. It's 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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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 Vanderbankâ€"“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

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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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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

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Item Description: FALTO DE PORTADA Y DE DOS HOJAS, EN UNA DE LAS CUALES SE ENCUENTRA EL PRIMER GRABADO.- Primera edición con grabados, debidos a Diego de Obregón, publicada en España.- .- Madrid.- En la Imprenta de Andrés García de la Iglesia.- .- 1674.- 4º menor.- 446 pp.- Dieciseis grabados de diecisiete.- .- Pergamino arrugado con pérdida en esquina inferior. Algunos cuadernillos flojos, pero no sueltos. Últimas 10 hojas con pequeña mordedura en margen, no afecta.- Pág 291 con errata por doblez de impresión y pérdida de algunas letras. Razonablemente bien conservado a pesar de las faltas reseñadas.- ATENCIÓN: EN EL PAGO CONTRA REEMBOLSO EL PRECIO DEL ENVÍO SE INCREMENTARÁ EN 3.00 EUROS. Bookseller Inventory # 42563

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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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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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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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Don Quixote: Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel

Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel De

Published by Printed by Thomas Hodgkin, and Sold by William Whitwood London (1687)

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Item Description: Printed by Thomas Hodgkin, and Sold by William Whitwood London, 1687. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First illustrated Edition in English with Errata at the end of the text. The book is bound in brown calf and the endpapers are original. The binding is tight with with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with a nice previous owner's name neatly written with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy illustrated with several copper plates. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15196894751

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HAYMAN] [SMOLLETT, T.] CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.

Published by London: Printed for A. Millar, T. Osborn, and c., 1755. (1755)

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Item Description: London: Printed for A. Millar, T. Osborn, and c., 1755., 1755. FIRST EDITION OF SMOLLETT'S TRANSLATION. 2 volumes; 4to (290 x 230mm). Bound in recent full speckled and panelled calf, red and black title labels, titled in gilt a handsome modern binding to style. Edges speckled red. Internally clean. Professional repair to margin of frontispiece Volume I, with some minor edgewear to prelims. Some isolated dampstaining to lower edge of a couple of pages of Volume I. Some very light marginal foxing. Errata leaf at end of Volume II. A clean and handsome set in an attractive binding. Illustrated with 28 fine, sharp, copper engraved plates by Ravenet, and Grignion from Hayman's designs. A lovely set of this superb production, Smollett's only illustrated quarto, and Hayman's best book according to Rothschild. Bookseller Inventory # 40001

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INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA: Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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Item Description: Imp. Octavio Viader. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Book Condition: Como Nuevo. 1ª Edición. San Feliu de Guixols. 1916. 33X24. Plena piel con hierros dorados y relieves, espectacular encuadernación. 2VOL. 1vol, X+148F 2vol, VII+155F. Grandes iniciales en oro y color, viñetas a todo color. Impreso a doble columna, en letra gotica, Papel verjurado barbas, corte superior dorado. Suntuosa edición de Viader, obra del famoso editor del "Quijote" en corcho con una copia de la portada de la "Historia General de las Indias" 1535 y facsimil en color de la primera pagina de la primera edición del "Quijote" en corcho. Licencias y prologo con soberbias capitales en oro y color. Esta gran obra le valio al impresor la Medalla de oro en la Exposición de Zaragoza en 1914 y el Titulo de Caballero de Isabel la Católica. Ref 2.7 Biblioteca A. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14485560246

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.-

Published by En la Imprenta de Julio Didot, Mayor., Paris. (1827)

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Item Description: En la Imprenta de Julio Didot, Mayor., Paris., 1827. 1ª ed.. 2 h. XXII,616 pgs. 1 h. Va adornada esta diminuta y bella edición, además del retrato de Cervantes, con 9 láminas, copias de las de la Imprenta Real del año 1897, grabadas de nuevo por Stalker. Ejemplar encuadernado por Simier con motivos arquitectónicos. Bookseller Inventory # (12570)TR2314

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616)

Published by En la oficina de D.E. Aguado. 1833 - 1839, Madrid. (1833)

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Item Description: En la oficina de D.E. Aguado. 1833 - 1839, Madrid., 1833. 1ª ed.. Bookseller Inventory # (12565)CER1

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The History of Don Quixote de La: BOSSCHÈRE, Jean de)

BOSSCHÈRE, Jean de) CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de.

Published by London: Constable and Company Limited, 1922 (1922)

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Item Description: London: Constable and Company Limited, 1922, 1922. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles to spine, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. With 25 coloured plates and numerous black and white illustrations by Jean de Bosschere. First de Bosschère edition. Bookseller Inventory # 78982

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The history and adventures of the renowned: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de; Smollett, Tobias [trans].

Published by London: printed for A. Millar, over against Catherine-Street, in the Strand; T. Osborn, T. and T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, and J. and J. Rivington. (1755)

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Item Description: London: printed for A. Millar, over against Catherine-Street, in the Strand; T. Osborn, T. and T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, and J. and J. Rivington., 1755. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Hayman, Francis (1707-1776) (illustrator). 1st Edition. First edition of the celebrated Smollett translation. Large quarto, two volumes; [4], xxviii, 403; viii, 466, [1] pp. Full contemporary calf over five raised spine bands (binding rubbed with loss of leather, hinges weak, boards holding on cords), red and green gilt-lettered morocco spine labels in second and third compartments (labels rubbed and chipped). Front pastedown carries heraldic engraved ownership label of Thomas Boycott, 1761. Internally clean with very occasional light marginal spotting. Full complement of 28 fine engravings by Grignion, Ravenet, Scotin et al after designs by Francis Hayman. Complete with closing errata leaf in volume two. Despite its tired binding, a very good, wide-margined copy. ESTC T59887. Bookseller Inventory # 000143

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de

Published by J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, London (1756)

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Item Description: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, London, 1756. Folios, 2 volumes. Bound in half leather over marbled boards, gilt titles to the spine. Illustrated with frontispiece and 68 consecutive numbered plates, engraved by Gerhard Vandergucht. In near fine condition. Translated by Charles Jarvis. An excellent set. Don Quixote tells the tale of a man so entranced by reading about the chivalrous romantic ideals touted in books that he decides to take up his sword and become a knight-errant himself, with the aims of defending the helpless and warding off the wicked. With his somewhat confused laborer-turned-squire, Sancho Panza, they roam the world together and have adventures that have haunted reader's imaginations for nearly four hundred years. Don Quixote is generally recognized as the first modern novel. Over those years, it has had an incredible influence on thousands of writers, from Dickens to Faulkner, who once said he reread it once a year, "just as some people read the Bible". Vladamir Nabokov is quoted as saying, "Don Quixote is greater today than he was in Cervantes's womb. [He] looms so wonderfully above the skyline of literature, a gaunt giant on a lean nag, that the book lives and will live through [his] sheer vitality. He stands for everything that is gentle, forlorn, pure, unselfish, and gallant. The parody has become a paragon.". Bookseller Inventory # 3220

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Published by Establecimiento Tipografico De D. Francisco De P. Mellado, Madrid (1844)

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Item Description: Establecimiento Tipografico De D. Francisco De P. Mellado, Madrid, 1844. Plena Piel Editorial con Dorad. Book Condition: Muy buen Estado. Nueva Edicion. 657pp, Aparece en Palau, nº52080.Y en los catalogos de: Egoscozábal, 112.Río y Rico, 130.Henrich, 108 .Rius, 108.Suñé, 118. Bonsoms, 645: "Les làmines que avaloren aquesta edició són còpia de les que es veuen en la quarta editada per la R. Academia Española".Figura con el nº 112 en el Catálogo Egoscozábal de la colección cervantina de la Biblioteca Nacional (QT.20).- El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha.- Madrid: [s.n.], 1844 (Francisco de Paula Mellado), 1844.- 2 v., il., 8º.- (Biblioteca Popular).Figura con el nº 118 en la Bibliografía crítica de ediciones del Quijote desde 1605 hasta 1917, de Juan Suñé (QT.58): Va adornada con 12 láminas bastante gastadas, copias de la edición académica de 1819. En la portada del segundo tomo figura el nombre de Francisco de P. Mellado como editor.Figura con el nº 108 en la Iconografía de las ediciones del Quijote, de Manuel Henrich (QT.24): Dos tomos en 8º .- Contiene, además del texto, índices, dedicatorias, prólogos y versos.- 12 láminas copias de la edición de la Academia de 1819 ( Láminas de José Ribelles, grabadas por Tomás López Enguídanos y Carlos Blanco).Sobre el autor:: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (¿Alcalá de Henares?, 29 de septiembre de 1547 Madrid, 22 de abril1 de 1616) fue un soldado, novelista, poeta y dramaturgo español. Es considerado una de las máximas figuras de la literatura española y universalmente conocido por haber escrito Don Quijote de la Mancha, que muchos críticos han descrito como la primera novela moderna y una de las mejores obras de la literatura universal. Se le ha dado el sobrenombre de «Príncipe de los Ingenios». Cervantes es sumamente original. Parodiando un género que empezaba a periclitar, como el de los libros de caballerías, creó otro género sumamente vivaz, la novela polifónica, donde se superponen las cosmovisiones y los puntos de vista hasta confundirse en complejidad con la misma realidad, recurriendo incluso a juegos metaficcionales. En la época la épica podía escribirse también en prosa, y con el precedente en el teatro del poco respeto a los modelos clásicos de Lope de Vega, le cupo a él en suma fraguar la fórmula del realismo en la narrativa tal y como había sido preanunciada en España por toda una tradición literaria desde el Cantar del Mío Cid, ofreciéndosela a Europa, donde Cervantes tuvo más discípulos que en España. La novela realista entera del siglo XIX está marcada por este magisterio. Por otra parte, otra gran obra maestra de Cervantes, las Novelas ejemplares, demuestra la amplitud de miras de su espíritu y su deseo de experimentar con las estructuras narrativas. En esta colección de novelas el autor experimenta con la novela bizantina (La española inglesa), la novela policíaca o criminal (La fuerza de la sangre, El celoso extremeño), el diálogo lucianesco (El coloquio de los perros), la miscelánea de sentencias y donaires (El licenciado Vidriera), la novela picaresca (Rinconete y Cortadillo), la narración constituida sobre una anagnórisis (La gitanilla), etc. Es la novela cumbre de la literatura en lengua española. Su primera parte apareció en 1605 y obtuvo una gran acogida pública. Pronto se tradujo a las principales lenguas europeas y es una de las obras con más traducciones del mundo. En un principio, la pretensión de Cervantes fue combatir el auge que habían alcanzado los libros de caballerías, satirizándolos con la historia de un hidalgo manchego que perdió la cordura por leerlos, creyéndose caballero andante. Para Cervantes, el estilo de las novelas de caballerías era pésimo, y las historias que contaba eran disparatadas. A pesar de ello, a medida que iba avanzando el propósito inicial fue superado, y llegó a construir una obra que reflejaba la sociedad de su tiempo y el comportamiento humano. Es probable que Cervantes se inspirara en el Entremés de los romances, en el que un labrador pierde el juicio por su afición a los héroes del Romancero viejo. Size: 12x17cm. Bookseller Inventory # 0010407

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HISTORY OF THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE: Cervantes Saavedra Miguel

Cervantes Saavedra Miguel de

Published by Edinburgh John Grant 1908 (1908)

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Item Description: Edinburgh John Grant 1908, 1908. 4 volumes. First Edition Thus, Grant's fine printing of 1908. With Provenance. Richly illustrated throughout with 37 engravings designed and etched by Ad. Lalauze on tissue-guarded plates, including a fine engraved portrait of Cervantes at the beginning of Volume I. Title pages printed in red and black. Tall, thick 8vo, in very fine contemporary three-quarter chocolate brown morocco over brown cloth, the back and corner pieces gilt ruled, the spines beautifully gilt tooled in a morning glory motif in compartments separated by finely gilt tooled raised bands, two compartments gilt lettered, fine marbled endpapers, a.e.g. These impressive bindings were no doubt custom made for Sir James Liege Hulett, South African sugar magnate and noted philanthropist, whose engraved armorial plates are affixed to the front endpapers xlii, 445; x, 484; xii, 512; xii, 508 pp. A very handsome set, the fine bindings remarkably free of wear of evidence of use, the text very fine but for the lightest of inevitable spotting which only occasionally appears and is primarily confined to the prelims. A FINE AND HANDSOME SET WITH EXCELLENT ACADEMIC INCLUSIONS. A beautiful set of Cervantes and a very scarce edition edited by J.G. Lockhart who also wrote the included essay on the Life of Cervantes. Motteux’s translation is one of the most famous of the period, and here, the book is presented in lovely style. There is a fine ‘Life of Cervantes’ preceding the text and in addition, important and very copious notes on the text are appended. The content of the notes is of significant interest to the reader as they have been taken from the most important and scholarly editions prepared by Bowle, Pellicer and the Academy. 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. Blackwood’s said of the translation that "This is, we think, out of all sight, the richest and the best. . Motteux, the translator of Cervantes and Rabelais, possesses a native humour which no other translator that we ever met with has approached." And William Prescott said that "The most popular versions in English are those of Motteux, Jarvis, and Smollett. Perhaps the first is the best of all. It was by a Frenchman who came over to England in the time of James the Second. It betrays nothing of its foreign parentage, however, while its rich and racy diction, and its quaint turns of expression, are admirably suited to convey a lively and very faithful image of the original. The slight tinge of antiquity, which belongs to the time, is not displeasing, and comports well with the tone of knightly dignity which distinguishes the hero." Miscellanies, 1845. Bookseller Inventory # 26128

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Item Description: Berlin, Johann Friedrich Unger, 1799-1801., 1801. Erste Ausgabe der epochemachenden Übersetzung, sehr selten. „Für das Selbstverständnis der Romantik war Tiecks ‚Don Quijote‘-Übersetzung ein . paradigmatischer Text"; Cervantes wurde neben Dante und Shakespeare zu den eigentlich romantischen Dichtern gezählt. „Obwohl Tiecks sprachliche Kenntnisse dieser äußerst schwierigen Aufgabe kaum gewachsen waren, ist es unübersehbar, daß seine stellenweise freie oder ungenaue Übertragung den Stil und die Musikalität des Originals erstaunlich gut wiedergegeben hat, und sie daher, nicht nur ihres berühmten Übersetzers wegen, die bis heute maßgebliche Übertragung ins Deutsche geblieben ist" (Paulin, Metzler, S. 56). Thomas Mann: „Wie Tiecks Übersetzung, dieses heiter und reich gebildete Deutsch der klassisch-romantischen Zeit, unsere Sprache auf ihrer glücklichsten Stufe, mich entzückt, kann ich nicht sagen." Sie sorgte für die weite Verbreitung Cervantes‘ in Deutschland, machte den Don Quixote im 19. Jahrhundert in Deutschland populär und erlebte mehrere Auflagen. – Exlibris. Band 1 papierbedingt etwas stockfleckig, die Bände 2-4 in der Vorzugsausgabe auf starkem, sauberem Velinpapier. – Goed. VI 37, 51. Bookseller Inventory # 21301

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Cervantes, Miguel De

Published by Fritschischen Buchhandlung, Weimar und Leipzig. (1775)

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Item Description: Fritschischen Buchhandlung, Weimar und Leipzig., 1775. Leinen, geb. mit Blindprägung. Book Condition: guter Zustand. Dust Jacket Condition: Kein Schutzumschlag. Chodowiecki, Daniel (Radierungen) / Kraus, Georg Michael (Kopfvignetten), Geyser (Portrait) (illustrator). 1. Aufl. 15,5 x 10 cm. 6 Bände, deutscher Text, 1. Band (416 S, 3 Radierungen), 2. Band (454 S, 3 Radierungen), 3. Band (512 S, 3 Radierungen), 4. Band (610 S., 3 Radierungen), 5. Band (432 S., 2 Radierungen), 6. Band (442 S., 4 Radierungen), Schnitt gebläut, Buchrücken in Goldprägung, in jedem Band jeweils die erste Radierung eingebunden, die weiteren Bilder sind montiert, Leineneinbände berieben und teilweise mit leichten Schabspuren, am Buchrücken hs. InventarNr., Ecken u. Kanten geringf. bestoßen, Papier altersgemäß gebräunt und teilweise stockfleckig, in den Inneneinbände hs. mit Bleisitft InventarNr. vermerkt, sonst guter Zustand. Bookseller Inventory # 033150

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