Miguel de Cervantes - Histoire de L'Admirable Don Quichotte De La Manche - 1781

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Miguel de Cervantes - Histoire de L'Admirable Don Quichotte De La Manche - 1781
Illustrated, Literature, Reference works - Quantity: 3 - Book

A lovely period edition of this remarkable novel of chivalry and novel of the then budding modern era.

This book is a parody of medieval customs and chivalric ideals, and a critique of social structures of a rigid Spanish society considered as absurd.

Don Quixote is a major milestone in literary history and the interpretations given are multiple, pure comedy, social satire, political analysis. It is considered one of the most important novels of world literature and as the first modern novel..!

The main character, Alonso Quichano, is at the origin of the Don Quixote archetype, a generous and idealist character standing against injustices.

Miguel de Cervantes - Histoire de L'Admirable Don Quichotte De La Manche - 1781 - Volumes I, II & IV.
397 + 400 + 488 pages + table.

Bindings in good condition, works in their period brown full leather bindings, covers and spines in good condition, light friction, adorned smooth spines, gilded titling and volume numbers.

Inside in good condition (except the last 6 pages of Volume IV which are nibbled on in the margin and a lack on one page of the table of Volume II), light soiling, lovely headbands, ornamental initials, charming out of text engravings.

Delivery service provided by Chronopost within a few days.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Illustrated, Literature, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
Miguel de Cervantes
Book Title
Histoire de L'Admirable Don Quichotte De La Manche
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1781
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Pierre Machuel
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
1285
Dimensions
17×10 cm
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