1904 - 1989
PAGES CHOISIES DE DON QUICHOTTE DE LA MANCHA (FIELD 57-1)
The complete portfolio, comprising twelve lithographs printed in colors, 1957, with text by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, numbered 128 on the verso of the justification, from the total edition of 233 plus proofs, with title page, on Rives BFK wove paper, loose with three folded (as issued), published by Foret, Paris, contained in the original blue linen-covered boards and slipcase (12 prints)
sheets approx: 411 by 327 mm 16⅛ by 12⅞ in
box overall : 427 by 349 by 49 mm 16⅞ by 13¾ by 1⅞ in
The prints and text pages are in good condition. Each with a few traces of light surface soiling, occasional specks of foxing, spot of pale discoloration, or a small crease. ('Reverie de Don Quixote' with a tiny spot of skinning on the verso along the lower sheet edge at center and 'Don Quichotte en lecteur' with a tiny accretion at lower right.) The boards and slipcase with discoloration, mottled foxing, and wear throughout.
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