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Title:The Life and Exploits Of Don Quixote De la Mancha Translated from the original Spanish Of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra By Charles Jarvis In Four Volumes
Price:GBP£600.00 (about USD$815.80)
Item ID:B009-4028
Quantity:1
Publisher:Printed by W. Wilson for J. Bumpus et al, London, 1821
Edition:Later
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Very Good
Printed by W. Wilson for J. Bumpus et al, 1821, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Later

A four volume set beautifully bound in textured green leather with, to the spines, 4 raised bands, gilt titles & gilt decoration to the other panels; front & rear covers have, in gilt, triple fillet outer borders inside which is a further gilt-tooled decorative border with a blind-tooled border within; dentelle edges; marbled end-papers. Woodcut frontispiece illustration to each volume. The Charles Jervas translation appeared posthumously in 1742. Through a printer's error, it came to be known, and is still known, as "the Jarvis translation". It was the most scholarly and accurate English translation of the novel up to that time & became the most frequently reprinted version until about 1885. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. lxii, 295; viii, 319; xi, 292; viii, 350.. 4-volume set (complete). Bindings tight, covers and spines fully intact. some browning to title pages from facing frontis. illustrations. no Dust Jackets as published.. armorial book plate of Joseph Watson Overbury inside front covers all vols.. All edges gilt in good condition though with a dark mark to top edge of volume two. minor wear to outer corners; minute piece torn from bottom outer corner of margin to page133/4 (vol. 4). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Spanish Literature; Western Literature; Novel; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4028.
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