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Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha. London: Thomas Hodgkin, and are to be sold by John Newton at the three Pigeons over against the Inner-Temple Gate in Fleet-street, 1687. Folio, engraved frontispiece (torn with loss along inner margin, repaired), illustrated with eight additional full-page engravings (for a total of nine, including the frontis), English translation by John Phillips (1631-1706), some stains and tears to contents, bound in modern half leather with marbled paper boards, 12 x 7 in.

[eight preliminary leaves: frontis, typographical title, dedication (unsigned), Something instead of an Epistle to the Reader (A2), two unsigned leaves with dedicatory verses that begin: "Amadis de Gaul" and "The Unknown Knight," first two leaves of contents (A2 and unsigned)], c2, B-R4, S3, T-Z4, Aa-Oo4, Pp3, Qq-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, Aaaa-Iiii4.
http://estc.bl.uk/R25756
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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John Phillips, John Newton, Thomas Hodgkin, Squire Sancho Pancha, Miguel de, London, Amadis, Classical music, French-language operas, Highways, Operas, Unsigned highway, Vocal music

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