Lot 428: Cervantes Saavedra (Miguel de) The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight Errant, Don Quixote, of the Mancha, Translated out of the Spanish

DominicWinter

2015-11-05 11:28:41

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Lot 427: Cervantes Saavedra (Miguel de). The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight Errant, Don Quixote, of the Mancha, Translated out of the Spanish; now newly Corrected and Amended, 2 parts in one, London: Printed for R. Scot, T. Basset, J. Wright, R. Chiswell, 1675, [8],137,[5],138-214,216-244,244-273 leaves, general title torn & trimmed to margins and lined to verso, following four leaves torn at head and repaired (with occasional loss), many leaves cropped at head with loss to running titles and page numbers, manuscript page numbers to contents leaves of part two, some leaves with page numbers applied in manuscript to upper outer corners, few leaves with closed marginal tears, some spotting and toning, all edges gilt, 19th century blind panelled and decorated morocco by Hayday, spine and extremities rubbed, small folio Wing C1777. Bookplate of the English painter George Dunlop Leslie RA (1835-1921) and pasted-in note to front blank "To George Dunlop Leslie from his Mother January 13th, 1865. Peter Leslie, from his father G.D. Leslie Oct. 1908. This Exquisite Book belonged to C.R. Leslie Esq. RA." (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History Maps, Prints & Sporting Art Early Printed Books Military History Wednesday, 11th November 2015 Estimate: £700-1000
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