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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 235

    CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de (1547-1616). El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: J. Ibarra, 1782. 4 volumes, 8° (165 x 104mm). Engraved portrait, folding map and 23 plates after I. and A. Carnicero (occasional foxing). Contemporary red morocco, panels of spine ruled in gilt, dark green lettering pieces.

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    CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de (1547-1616). El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: J. Ibarra, 1782. 4 volumes, 8° (165 x 104mm). Engraved portrait, folding map and 23 plates after I. and A. Carnicero (occasional foxing). Contemporary red morocco, panels of spine ruled in gilt, dark green lettering pieces.

    The third edition of Don Quixote to be printed by Ibarra, the so-called 'reading edition'. (4)


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