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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de (1547--1616)
[Don Quijote. French. 1768]
Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Mancha, traduite de l'espagnol de Michel de Cervantes. Enrichie des belles figures dessinées de Coypel & gravées par Folkema & Fokke.
A Amsterdam et a Leipzig, chez Arkstée & Merkus, 1768.
6 vols ; 17.1 cm. (12º)
I: [12], 370 p., engr. frontis. port., VII pl.
II: [6], 369, [1] p., VIII--X [i.e. 3] pl.
III: [8], 371, [1] p., XI--XX [i.e. 10] pl.
IV: [8], 453, [1] p., XXI--XVIII [i.e. 8] pl.
V: [8], 420 p., XXIX--XXXII [i.e. 4] pl.
VI: [8], 422, [2] p.

Volume I has paste-on imprint slip on verso of title-page: 'Se trouve à Paris, chez Rémont et Fils, libraires'. With half titles reading: 'Oeuvres Diverses De Michel De Cervantes Saavedra. Tome Premier (-- Sixieme).' Issued with the Nouvelles, 2 vols, 1768 (q.v.) forming volumes VII--VIII of the 'Oeuvres'. Volume I with frontispiece portrait of Cervantes from a painting by 'G. Kent', i.e. William Kent. Plate I is an added engraved title. Title-pages printed in red and black, with engraved vignettes.

Copy Notes Bound uniformly as tomes I--VI of the 'Oeuvres Diverses' with the Nouvelles, 2 vols, 1768 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half morocco, dark green ripple-grained paper boards, gilt-tooled spines, olive morocco spine-labels, marbled edges and endpapers, pink silk bookmarks.

Reference Number 406


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