1880 Rare Victorian Book ~ Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha Illustrated

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Author : De Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel (Charles Jarvis, translator)
Title : Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha
Publisher : Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co.,  no date (circa.1880) 
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 "X 5 "
Pages : 811 pages
Binding : Very good and attractive decorated hardcover binding (hinges fine, head and tail of spine slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing, name of a previous owner on first blank endpaper)
Illustrations : Complete with the frontis and four full page illustrations by Gustave Doré.

 The book : Nice and attractive Victorian edition of Don Quixote. 

The author : Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (29 September 1547 (assumed) – 22 April 1616) was a Spanish writer who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists. His masterpiece Don Quixote has been translated into more languages than any other book except the Bible.

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