Splendid copy in a beautiful binding of the nineteenth century signed Engel, uncommon 8vo edition of Don Quixote with the shortened text after the classical translation of Florian.
Illustrated with several tipped-in illustrations in black.
Bradel style paperboard binding in red full percaline, the front cover is adorned with a very lovely plate in gold and black of the title, framing and a Don Quichotte & Sancho Panza composition in the centre, accompanied by their mounts and the windmills in the background, the back cover is adorned in black, all edges gilded.
Copy in excellent condition.
Note the ex-dono of children on the endpaper at the beginning (see photos).
AUTHOR: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
TITLE: Don Quichotte de la Manche
PUBLISHER: Paris: Librairie de Théodore Lefèvre, [1894?]
Octavo with 298 pages.