"FULL OF GRACE, DELICACY AND POETIC FEELING"
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Don Quixote. London, 1818. Four volumes.
First edition of Mary Smirke's translation of Cervantes' "great, ironical, romantic story" (Powys 27), illustrated with 26 vignettes by Robert Smirke and 48 fine full-page engraved plates by various engravers (including Heath and Finden) after his designs, beautifully bound in full polished calf. $4600.