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    Miguel de Cervantes. Les Principales Avantures de l'Admirable Don Quichotte [Quixote]. La Haie: 1746. First edition illustrated thus.

    More Information: Miguel de Cervantes. Les Principales Avantures de l'Admirable Don Quichotte. Représentées en figures par Coypel, Picart le Romain, et autres habiles maitres. La Haie: Chés Pierre de Hondt, 1746. First edition illustrated thus. Quarto. viii, 330, [2] pages. Frontispiece and thirty additional inserted engravings. Title vignette ornament; decorated initials, head- and tail-pieces, decorative rules. Recent half brown leather with marbled paper-covered boards; front and back ruled in blind at edges of leather; spine stamped in blind and gilt with five raised bands. All edges trimmed and stained red. Title-page printed in red and black. Housed in custom red cloth chemise, lined with rose-patterned satin, spine panel stamped in gilt; with beige cloth slipcase. Minor shelf wear to extremities of binding, chemise and slipcase. Some wear to edges of text block; red staining faded at bottom and fore-edge, dust-soiled and darkened at top. Normal inconsistent age toning to pages; some browning, small chips at edges; fairly regular marginal foxing, thumbsoiling, spot stains; mild to moderate offsetting of text and opposite plates. Very good. From the Illustrated Book Collection of David Salinas.

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