CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE
Vida y hechos del ingenioso cavallero Don Quixote de la Mancha... nueva edicion, coregida y ilustrada. Antwerp: Jerome Verdussen (Henrick and Cornelis Verdussen), 1697
2 volumes, 8vo (172 x 102mm.), 2 engraved frontispieces, woodcut device on title-pages, 32 engraved plates, woodcut initials and tailpieces, modern crushed red morocco, lacking p4-5 in volume 1, a few small rust holes, occasional light browning
The engravings were first used by Verdussen for the 1673 edition; the title-pages are also found in the 1662 Brussels edition.
Palau 52000; Ashbee 10; Peeters-Fontainas 233
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.