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Cervantes, Don Quixote, Madrid, Ibarra, 1780, 4 volumes, navy morocco gilt by Bozérian

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Cervantes, Don Quixote, Madrid, Ibarra, 1780, 4 volumes, navy morocco gilt by Bozérian

Cervantes, Don Quixote, Madrid, Ibarra, 1780, 4 volumes, navy morocco gilt by Bozérian

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de


El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: Joaquin Ibarra, 1780


4 volumes, 4to (304 x 224mm.), 4 engraved frontispieces, engraved initials, head- and tailpieces, engraved portrait of the author, folding engraved map, 31 engraved plates, navy straight-grained morocco gilt by Bozérian, spines gilt in compartments, gilt edges, a few small stains, small hole in first few leaves of volume 4, small ink stain on foredge of volume 4, bindings repaired with some loss to covers (in particular vols 3-4)


A fine and large copy of this Spanish typographical masterpiece, retaining some deckle edges. The tools on this binding are illustrated in P. Culot, Jean-Claude Bozérian, no.28 (a copy of Paul et Virginie from 1806).


LITERATURE:

Palau 52024; Cohen-De Ricci 218-19 ("Magnifique édition comme typographie et comme ornamentation")


PROVENANCE:

Livraria Académica J. Guerdes da Silva, Porto, bookseller's label in volume 1; Do Monsenhor Ferreira, printed booklabels in volumes 2-4

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