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1706 4vol The History of the Renowned Don Quixote Second Edition
1706. Click here to see our other books! The History of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha. Written in Spanish by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Translated from the Original by several Hands Peter Anthony Motteux; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 1706 Sam Buckley : London 6" by 3.5" [26], 1-323; [8], 1-298; [10], vi, 1-343; 261pp SUMMARY A mixed, early edition set of Peter Motteux's translation of the famed picaresque novel Miguel de Cervantes; Don Quixote. Adorned with illustrations. Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 3 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 36.99 EU Postage: £ 25.99 European Postage: £ 27.99 Asia Postage: £ 47.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 69.99 DESCRIPTION Volume I is the second edition of 1706 Volume II is the 1705 edition Volume III is the 1706 edition Volume IV is the 1731 edition Uniformly bound. Scarce in any edition. ESTC T125276. Illustrated, with twelve plates across all volumes. To the binder's instructions it states that there should be sixteen plates. There are four plates lacking to volume IV according to the list, 'The Duke, Dutchess and Don Quixote Hunting', 'Don Quixote and Sancho Pancha Ride Blindfold', 'The Adventure of the Enchanted Head', 'Don Quixote Coquer'd'. Motteaux' translation is an important work, the four volumes were initially published in 1700-03 and is extremely scarce in any condition. Motteaux' translation has been noted for adopting a more frivolous style compared to the ironic tone of Cervantes' original dialogue. Motteaux has also set this work in more of a French setting, thus losing … [Click Below for Full Description]
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