297
297
[Ashendene Press] — Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
THE FIRST [-SECOND] PART OF THE HISTORY OF THE VALOROUS AND WITTIE KNIGHT-ERRANT DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA. CHELSEA: THE ASHENDENE PRESS, 1927-1928
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
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297
[Ashendene Press] — Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
THE FIRST [-SECOND] PART OF THE HISTORY OF THE VALOROUS AND WITTIE KNIGHT-ERRANT DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA. CHELSEA: THE ASHENDENE PRESS, 1927-1928
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

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[Ashendene Press] — Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
THE FIRST [-SECOND] PART OF THE HISTORY OF THE VALOROUS AND WITTIE KNIGHT-ERRANT DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA. CHELSEA: THE ASHENDENE PRESS, 1927-1928
2 volumes, folio (17 x 12 in.; 43 x 30.5). Text printed in double columns with chapter headings and shoulder notes in red, woodcut foliated initials and borders by W.M. Quick and George H. Ford after Louise Powell. Full green morocco bound by W.H. Smith and Son, spines with raised bands in six compartments, first and second gilt lettered; spines slightly sunned. Cloth and marbled board slipcases; some rubbing to extremities. 
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Literature

Ashendene Bibliography XXXVI

Will Ransom, Private Press, 206:39

Catalogue Note

One of 225 copies on Batchelor paper, out of a total edition of 245 copies.

In the 1990s, Phoenix Pictures chose Fred Schepisi to direct an adaptation of Don Quixote, with John Cleese as Quixote and Robin Williams as Panza; however, the project was shelved indefinitely in 1997. (see lot 237)

Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

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New York