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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 948

Cervantes, Miguel de DON QUIXOTE, 1652

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


Cervantes, Miguel de DON QUIXOTE, 1652, THE HISTORY OF THE VALOROUS AND WITTY KNIGHT-ERRANT, DON-QUIXOTE, OF THE MANCHA (London, 1652) folio, trans out of the Spanish, woodcut headers and initials.

Measurements: Height: 11 1/2 in. x Width: 7 1/4 in. x Depth: 1 3/4 in.


Worn condition, title browned at edges and corners slightly frayed, last two leaves frayed with a marginal repair to the last leaf affecting a couple of letters, pages 17 and 128 with small tears with tape reinforcement, page 38 loss to lower right corner, small loss page 44, contemporary calf, spine repaired with cloth, fragments laid down and shellacked, title label upside down on spine, see photos.

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