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History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha

"READ BY ALL AGES AT ALL TIMES"

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha. London, 1687.

First illustrated edition in English of Cervantes' "great, ironical, romantic story" (Powys 27), the first edition of Phillips' translation, with a handsome full-page engraved frontispiece and 16 fine copper engravings (on eight plates), in nicely restored contemporary calf covers. $18,000.

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History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote

SMOLLETT’S TRANSLATION OF DON QUIXOTE, ILLUSTRATED BY HAYMAN, THIS COPY RICHLY EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH PLATES BY VANDERBANK, COYPEL AND HOGARTH

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. London, 1755. Two volumes.

First edition of the important Smollett translation of Don Quixote, an excellent extra-illustrated copy that contains the original 28 fine copper-engraved illustrations by Francis Hayman, "the most proficient English illustrator of his time," as well as Kent's portrait of Cervantes engraved by Vertue, the full suite of 68 plates after Vanderbank that accompanied the 1742 Jarvis translation, the full suite of 31 plates after Coypel and others that accompanied the 1746 French edition, and the six "rejected" plates designed and engraved by William Hogarth. The copy of renowned author, poet, financier and bibliophile George Daniel, with his ownership signature on the front flyleaf, along with a catalogue entry from the 1864 sale of his library. $12,800.

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History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote

SMOLLETT’S TRANSLATION OF DON QUIXOTE, ILLUSTRATED BY HAYMAN

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de (SMOLLETT, Tobias, translator). The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. London, 1755. Two volumes.

First edition of the important Smollett translation of Don Quixote, featuring 28 fine copper-engraved illustrations by Francis Hayman, "the most proficient English illustrator of his time," distinguished in contemporary calf boards. $4200.

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History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha

"THE SPIRIT OF THE ORIGINAL"

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. (SHELTON, Thomas, translator). The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha. London, 1908. Three volumes.

"Library of English Classics" edition of Thomas Shelton's vigorous first translation of both parts of Don Quixote into English, originally published 1612-20—the first translation of Don Quixote into any language, which still captures "the spirit of the original." Handsomely bound. $1950.

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