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Don Quixote – Cervantes (1890)


Don Quixote – Cervantes (1890)


Title: The History of Don Quixote
Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra, Gustave Dore (illus), The Text Edited by J. W. Clark and A Biographical Notice of Cervantes, by T. Teignmouth Shore
Publisher: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, exact date unknown, but one of the earliest editions with Dore illustrations. No later than 1890.
Condition: Hardcover, huge book. Leather spine and corners, marbled boards, significant wear to edges, top 2″ or so of spine separated from front board, cover marbling peeling off, but very good interior, magnificent full-page illustrations of Dore.

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About Don Quixote:

Don Quixote, fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha (Spanish: El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha), is a novel written by Miguel de Cervantes.

Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is one of the most influential books of the past 400 years. As a founding work of modern Western literature, it regularly appears high on lists of the greatest works of fiction ever published.  In a 2002 list, Don Quixote was cited as the “best literary work ever written”.

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