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DON QUIXOTE: THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN OF LA MANCHA by  Miguel de CERVANTES - First Edition - 1950 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 017386)

DON QUIXOTE: THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN OF LA MANCHA

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DON QUIXOTE: THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN OF LA MANCHA

by CERVANTES, Miguel de

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume; spines slightly darkened. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase
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About This Item

(Mexico): Limited Editions Club, 1950. Hardcover. Bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume; spines slightly darkened. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. Edy Legrand. Two small folio volumes (8-3/4" x 12-1/4") bound in yellow cloth-backed marbled paper boards. An attractive printing of what is considered to be the first novel. Translated by John Ormsby with a new introduction by Irwin Edman. Copy #39 of 1500 illustrated by Edy Legrand with colors applied by Fernand Mourlot. Issued unsigned.

Synopsis

Don Quixote, fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha, is a novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story by creating a fictional Moorish chronicler for Don Quixote named Cide Hamete Benengeli. Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is the most influential work of literature to emerge from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017386
Title
DON QUIXOTE: THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN OF LA MANCHA
Author
CERVANTES, Miguel de
Illustrator
Edy Legrand
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume; spines slightly darkened. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Limited Editions Club
Place of Publication
(Mexico)
Date published
1950
Keywords
Don Quixote; Illustrated Books; Fine Press; LEC
Bookseller catalogs
Color Plates; Spanish Literature; 17th Century Literature;

Terms of Sale

Charles Agvent

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $11.00 for the first book, $6.00 each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted. We are also open to reasonable payment terms. A book may be returned within 7 days of receipt for any reason provided it is in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Charles Agvent

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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folio
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marbled paper
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