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MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
1797/98 - VERY RARE BEAUTIFUL EDITION OF CERVANTES DON QUIXOTE- "IMPRENTA REAL"
Madrid: Imprenta Real, 1797. CONDITIONS: binding lightly worn, first volume lower spine defective, 6 plates missing, but internally in perfect conditions. 1797-1798 - the very rare beautiful 16° edition of Don Quixote by la "Imprenta Real", Madrid Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha [Vol I-Vol VI]. Con superior permiso. Madrid, en la Imprenta Real MDCCXCVII - MDCCXCVIII (1797-1798). 6 volumes in 16° (130 x 80 mm), contemporary full leather binding (some defects, bottom spine of vol. 1 defective), edges sprinkled in red, gilt floral decorations and gilt title on red leather label at spine, vol. 1: pp. LIX, 283, 1 Portrait and 8 plates); vol. 2: pp. 418, 8 plates; vol. 3: pp. 365, 8 plates; vol. 4: pp. XIII, 364, 8 plates; vol. 5: pp. 374, 7 (out 8, 1 missing) plates; vol. 6: pp. 392, 3 (out of 8, 5 missing) plates. Small xylographic illustrations at the starting of some chapters, Cervantes Portrait, designed by J. López Enguídanos and engraved by Tomás López Enguídanos, and it includes the Life of Cervantes by Manuel José Quintana in vol. 1 First Spanish Edition printed in 16° Beautifully illustrated with 43 (out of 49, 6 missing) plates, 1 portrait of Cervantes and 42 plates from the History of Don Quixote, from drawngs of J. López Enguídanos and Antonio Rodríguez engraved by T. López Enguídanos, P.V. Rodríguez, M. Albuerne, Rafael Esteve, Bart Vázquez, Blas Ametller, Ant. Vázquez, J. Vázquez and M. Brandi In 1797 Don Quixote de la Imprenta Real was published. Contributing to the success of this print were the amazing illustr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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