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1766 Don Quixote Cervantes Chivalry Smollett English Illustrated 4v FAMOUS
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1766 Don Quixote Cervantes Chivalry Smollett English Illustrated 4v FAMOUS



"Small wonder if the world received Don Quixote with delight! There was nothing like unto it before: there has been nothing to eclipse it since".

– Rius, D. Leopoldo



A rare, late 18th-century English translation of Cervantes masterpiece – “Don Quixote”. Tobias Smollett translations are considered highly readable. Smollett was a popular author in his own right and much of the popularity of this translation was due to his previous fame, rather than quality of his translation. There is also some scholarly speculation on whether Smollett knew Spanish! (Linsalata, 115).



This four-volume 1766 edition features 12 incredible full-page engravings.



Item number: #19165

Price: $795



CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de



The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote



London : printed for F. and C. Rivington, T. Longman… 1792.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes

Vol. I – [4], xxxiv, 250

Vol. II – 274, [2]

Vol. III – x, 288

Vol. IV – 288

12 engravings

References: Ashbee 90; Palau 52498; Linsalata, Smolletts Hoax

Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Quintin Fleming

Motto: BARN AR AGIN

Language: English

Binding: Leather

Visible repair at inner hinges and throughout

Size: ~6.75in X 4in (17cm x 10.5cm)

A bit rough condition, but a very rare and desirable early English Quixote



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1766 Don Quixote Cervantes Chivalry Smollett English Illustrated 4v FAMOUS



"Small wonder if the world received Don Quixote with delight! There was nothing like unto it before: there has been nothing to eclipse it since".

– Rius, D. Leopoldo



A rare, late 18th-century English translation of Cervantes masterpiece – “Don Quixote”. Tobias Smollett translations are considered highly readable. Smollett was a popular author in his own right and much of the popularity of this translation was due to his previous fame, rather than quality of his translation. There is also some scholarly speculation on whether Smollett knew Spanish! (Linsalata, 115).



This four-volume 1766 edition features 12 incredible full-page engravings.



Item number: #19165

Price: $795



CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de



The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote



London : printed for F. and C. Rivington, T. Longman… 1792.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes

Vol. I – [4], xxxiv, 250

Vol. II – 274, [2]

Vol. III – x, 288

Vol. IV – 288

12 engravings

References: Ashbee 90; Palau 52498; Linsalata, Smolletts Hoax

Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Quintin Fleming

Motto: BARN AR AGIN

Language: English

Binding: Leather

Visible repair at inner hinges and throughout

Size: ~6.75in X 4in (17cm x 10.5cm)

A bit rough condition, but a very rare and desirable early English Quixote



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!





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