Item #312656 THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA; Translated from the Spanish... By Thomas Shelton. Reprinted from the First Edition, 1612-1620. With a New Preface by F.J. Harvey Darton, and Illustrated with Two Portraits, Eighteen Plates and Facsimiles of the Original Titles. In Two Volumes. Miguel de CERVANTES.
THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA; Translated from the Spanish... By Thomas Shelton. Reprinted from the First Edition, 1612-1620. With a New Preface by F.J. Harvey Darton, and Illustrated with Two Portraits, Eighteen Plates and Facsimiles of the Original Titles. In Two Volumes.
THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA; Translated from the Spanish... By Thomas Shelton. Reprinted from the First Edition, 1612-1620. With a New Preface by F.J. Harvey Darton, and Illustrated with Two Portraits, Eighteen Plates and Facsimiles of the Original Titles. In Two Volumes.

THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE OF THE MANCHA; Translated from the Spanish... By Thomas Shelton. Reprinted from the First Edition, 1612-1620. With a New Preface by F.J. Harvey Darton, and Illustrated with Two Portraits, Eighteen Plates and Facsimiles of the Original Titles. In Two Volumes.

London: Privately Printed for the Navarre Society Limited. 1923. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Two Volumes. Royal Octavo, original full green cloth titled and decorated in yellow on spine, front panel decorated in blind. 548 + 549 pp. Frontispieces plus 20 additional plates throughout the two volumes. Ink name on endpapers, "John Richardson Mar 20 1934". Spines lightly tanned, a fine set in the original printed dust jackets. that of volume one being slightly torn and with small internal repairs on the verso. A very nice, attractive set. Near Fine in slipcase. Item #312656

¶ Originally published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615. A founding work of Western literature, it is often labeled "the first modern novel" and many authors consider it to be the best literary work ever written.

Price: $100.00

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