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Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman

Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman
Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman
Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman
Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman
Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman

Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman
Don Quixote; The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha. Author: Cervantes, Miguel de; Ormsby, John (Translation); Edman, Irwin (Introduction); Legrand, Edy (Illustrations) Title: Don Quixote; The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha Publication: The Limited Editions Club, 1950 Edition: Limited Edition. 386 of 1500, folio size, 684 total pp. He imagines himself as a knight on a noble mission to fight for justice in the world, even though the world he lives in no longer resembles his romantic fantasies.

___DESCRIPTION: Quarter yellow cloth with marbled paper boards, burgundy leather spine label with gilt ruled borders and lettering, frontispiece in each volume a full-colour illustration by Edy Legrand, both volumes with full-page colour illustrations by Legrand throughout, text in double columns; linotype Bodoni type, Curtis special paper, folio size (12.5" by 9"), pagination: Part One: [1-6] 7-348; Part Two: [349-351] 352-682 [683] [1 colophon], one of 1500 copies, this number 386. Housed in a slipcase covered in grey paper, with a white paper spine label with brown ruled borders and lettering.

___CONDITION: Volumes are near fine, with clean boards, strong, square text blocks with solid hinges, the interiors are clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; head of the spine (both volumes) slightly bumped, top corners straight with a hint of rubbing, bottom corners on Part Two gently bumped with a bit more rubbing, some dustiness to the yellow spine cloth. The slipcase is good, strong and sturdy (a prior owner did glue the box along one seam), with overall soiling and edge wear, the top beginning to split at the edges. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell.

Subject: Classic Literature, Limited Editions Club. Swan's Fine Books is an open shop located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer quality used, collectible, and rare books in a wide variety of general interest subjects. While we specialize in illustrated books, fine press books, and Californiana, we have books in many areas.

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This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman" is in sale since Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "laurellebks" and is located in Walnut Creek, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Author: Cervantes, Miguel de; Ormsby, John (Translation); Edman, Irwin
  • Illustrator: Legrand, Edy
  • Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
  • Year Printed: 1950
  • Special Attributes: Illustrated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Subject: Literature & Fiction

Miguel de Cervantes / LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB Don Quixote The Ingenious Gentleman