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1771 Don Quixote Cervantes English SCOTTISH ed Motteux
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1771 Don Quixote Cervantes English SCOTTISH ed Motteux Ozell Comedy Chivalry 4v

“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 1771 Scottish printing of the famous novel ‘Don Quixote’ by Miguel de Cervantes. This edition features Ozell’s revision of the Peter Motteux English translation. Published in a four volume set, bound in two tomes.

Item number: #3438

Price: $750

CERVANTES, Miguel de

The history of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha. ... by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Translated by several hands: and published by the late Mr. Motteux. Revis'd a new from the best Spanish edition, by Mr. Ozell

Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1771.

Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes in 2 tomes

•Vol. I – xx, 341, [3]

oVol. II – [2], 339, [1]

oVol. III – viii, 359, [1]

oVol. IV – 3-412

oLacking frontispiece & title page

o4 full-page engravings throughoutProvenance: Handwritten

•Albert G. Greene, 1824

oReferences: Gaskell 521

•Language: English

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

•Size: ~6.25in X 3.75in (16cm x 10cm)

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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!3438
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1771 Don Quixote Cervantes English SCOTTISH ed Motteux

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1771 Don Quixote Cervantes English SCOTTISH ed Motteux Ozell Comedy Chivalry 4v

“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 1771 Scottish printing of the famous novel ‘Don Quixote’ by Miguel de Cervantes. This edition features Ozell’s revision of the Peter Motteux English translation. Published in a four volume set, bound in two tomes.

Item number: #3438

Price: $750

CERVANTES, Miguel de

The history of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha. ... by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Translated by several hands: and published by the late Mr. Motteux. Revis'd a new from the best Spanish edition, by Mr. Ozell

Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1771.

Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; 4 volumes in 2 tomes

•Vol. I – xx, 341, [3]

oVol. II – [2], 339, [1]

oVol. III – viii, 359, [1]

oVol. IV – 3-412

oLacking frontispiece & title page

o4 full-page engravings throughoutProvenance: Handwritten

•Albert G. Greene, 1824

oReferences: Gaskell 521

•Language: English

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

•Size: ~6.25in X 3.75in (16cm x 10cm)

•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!3438
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