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The History of Don-Quichote. The first parte. (The Second Part of the History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant, Don Quixote of the Mançha)

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel/ translated by William Stansby and Thomas Shelton1620 (S. XVII)

Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

Two-volume lower size 4 book containing Don Quixote in English. First English edition of the Second Part and re-publishing oft he First Part, translated by Thomas Shelton. Bound in Spanish boards with spines showing gold ornamentation and royal shield engraved on the cover. A copperplate engraving on each cover.
Errata in the page numbering of each volume. First volume: page numbered as 418 instead of 436 and pages 452-453 instead of 492-493. Second volume: from page 276 it skips to 279. Extremely faithful and literal version. Model for several alter editions.

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  • Title: The History of Don-Quichote. The first parte. (The Second Part of the History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant, Don Quixote of the Mançha)
  • Creator: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel/ translated by William Stansby and Thomas Shelton
  • Date: 1620 (S. XVII)
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Physical Dimensions: h: 18 cm; width: 14,3 cm; thickness: 3,2 cm
  • Type: Graphic arts
  • Medium: Paper Ink

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