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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 949

Cervantes, 3 Works & D'Urfey, HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


3 Works by Cervantes 19th/20th C & D'Urfey, THE COMICAL HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE, comprising D'Urfey, Thomas THE COMICAL HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE, AS IT WAS ACTED AT THE QUEEN'S THEATRE IN DORSET GARDEN (London, 1729), limited 9/100, hand-made paper, Ex-Libris bookplate, cloth (wear to edges); Cervantes, Miguel de THE ADVENTURES OF THE RENOWNED DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA, trans. Tobias Smollett (Glasgow, 1803), 4 vols., 8vo, quarter-calf, engraved frontispieces (joints splitting, foxing); Cervantes, Miguel de RINCONETE ET CORTADILLO (Paris, Libraire Artistique H. Launette, 1891), illustrated, blue half-calf (wear to joints, some foxing); and Cervantes, Miguel de THE SPANISH LADIE AND TWO OTHER STORIES, trans. James Mabbe, 1640, illustrated by Douglas Percy Bliss (London: OUP, 1928), illustrated, cloth spine, bookplate (some pages uncut, occasional foxing).

Measurements: Height: of largest 10 7/8 in. x Width: 7 3/4 in. x Depth: 3/4 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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