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    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. London: William Miller, 1801.

    Revised and corrected edition. Four large octavo volumes (complete). cxlv, 371; ix, 412; xvi, 391; xii, 440 pages. Translation by Charles Jarvis. Color illustrations. Frontispieces. Fold-out map. Notes.

    Handsomely bound by Bayntun Rivière of Bath in full brown morocco. Covers with gilt single fillet border enclosing a large panel of black and gilt interlaced strapwork. Spines in six compartments with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in two compartments, the remaining compartments panelled in gilt and black. Gilt board edges and inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon markers. Very minor wear to edges. Foxing to preliminary and terminal pages. Tight and bright. A striking set in fine condition.

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