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1820 1st ed Don Quixote Cervantes English Richard
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1820 1st ed Don Quixote Cervantes English Richard Westall Illustrated 4v SET

" The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water."
― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

A rare, early 19th-century English translation of Cervantes’ masterpiece – “Don Quixote”. This beautiful four-volume set of is profusely illustrated by Richard Westall - Queen Victoria’s personal artist! The illustrations in this printing can also be found in an album entitled “A Series of Engravings” – a collection of the drawings of Richard Westall. These illustrations are some of the most desirable illustrations of all ‘Don Quixote’ editions. (Ashbee 130).

Item number: #1693

Price: $750

CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de

The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A new edition, with engravings from designs by Richard Westall.

London : Hurst, Robinson & Co., 1820. First edition thus

Details:
•Collation complete with all pages; 4 volume set:
oVol. I: [xx], 371
oVol. II: 388
oVol. III: 367
oVol. IV: 436
o24 engravings by Richard Westall
•References: Ashbee, Iconography of Don Quixote;
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Language: English
•Size: ~6.75in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)
•We find this edition selling elsewhere for as much as $1,000
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!1693
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Excellent.
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1820 1st ed Don Quixote Cervantes English Richard

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1820 1st ed Don Quixote Cervantes English Richard Westall Illustrated 4v SET

" The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water."
― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

A rare, early 19th-century English translation of Cervantes’ masterpiece – “Don Quixote”. This beautiful four-volume set of is profusely illustrated by Richard Westall - Queen Victoria’s personal artist! The illustrations in this printing can also be found in an album entitled “A Series of Engravings” – a collection of the drawings of Richard Westall. These illustrations are some of the most desirable illustrations of all ‘Don Quixote’ editions. (Ashbee 130).

Item number: #1693

Price: $750

CERVANTES Saavedra, Miguel de

The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A new edition, with engravings from designs by Richard Westall.

London : Hurst, Robinson & Co., 1820. First edition thus

Details:
•Collation complete with all pages; 4 volume set:
oVol. I: [xx], 371
oVol. II: 388
oVol. III: 367
oVol. IV: 436
o24 engravings by Richard Westall
•References: Ashbee, Iconography of Don Quixote;
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Language: English
•Size: ~6.75in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)
•We find this edition selling elsewhere for as much as $1,000
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!1693
Condition
...
Excellent.

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