Don Quixote

by De, Cervantes Miguel

Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616) was born to a poor family in the town of Alcalá de Henares in Spain. After being educated in Madrid (where he was his schoolmaster's 'most beloved pupil') he went to Italy where it was not long before he volunteered for the army. Cervantes took part in the great naval battle of Lepanto (1571), when the Christian powers led by the Venetians defeated the Turks in the eastern Mediterranean. As a result he was wounded in the left hand which rendered it useless and earned him the title 'El Manco de Lepanto'. In 1575, while returning to Spain from another military expedition, he was captured by pirates and taken to Algiers as a prisoner. His captivity lasted for five long years during which he made repeated efforts to escape, firmly believing that 'one should risk one's life for honour and liberty'. When Cervantes was finally ransomed he returned to Spain, not to a hero's welcome as he expected, but to find himself with no money and apparently no future. He turned to writing for his livelihood, drawing on his experiences in prison and as a soldier for his stories and plays. His early works brought neither wealth nor fame but when the first part of Don Quixote was published in 1605 it proved to be an instant success. Translated into English in 1612 it has been one of the world's most popular and influential books ever since. Even with this, however, and the second part which was published in 1614, Cervantes did not become a rich man, but he did obtain for himself a patron and was thereafter able to devote himself fully to his writings.

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The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha
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by Miguel de Cervantes

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2019
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London: Flame Tree Press, 2019. New. Abridged version. The unread book is tight and square with solid hinges and binding, good tips, and clean unmarred boards. The textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate, or markings and not BCE, ex-library, or remaindered. Sliver endpapers. No dustjacket, as issued. 543 pages. 6 1/4" X 9" tall. After a lifetime of reading books… Read more about this item
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DON QUIXOTE: THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN OF LA MANCHA

DON QUIXOTE: THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN OF LA MANCHA

by CERVANTES, Miguel de

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(Mexico): Limited Editions Club, 1950. Hardcover. Bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume; spines slightly darkened. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. Edy Legrand. Two small folio volumes (8-3/4" x 12-1/4") bound in yellow cloth-backed marbled paper boards. An attractive printing of what is considered to be the first novel. Translated by John Ormsby with a… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote de la Mancha
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1941
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The Clever Gentleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha, written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, was originally published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615. It is the most important work to come out of Spain, is considered the first 'modern novel', and is considered by some to be the greatest literary work ever written. This is a near-perfect copy,… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote

Don Quixote

by Cervantes, Miguel De (Saavedra ) Grossman, Edith (Trans)

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NY: Ecco, 2003. 7th printing; 940 clean, unmarked pages Introduction by Harold Bloom; . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8 vo.
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Don Quixote de la Mancha (first part)

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by Miguel de Cervantes

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1946
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Illustrated Modern Library hardcover edition in acetate dust jacket; slipcase is missing; color illustrations by Salvador Dali; text is the first part of Don Quixote translated by Peter Motteux; no prior owner marks; little age tone; tight bind; cover has rub wear panel edges and at spine ends (card stock visible at corner tips); bright gilt spine titling; dj has… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote

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New York: Ecco [0-06-018870-7] 2003. (Hardcover) 940pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Notes. The spine lightly bumped at top and bottom. "Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece. Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote… Read more about this item
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Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha
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New York: Leavitt & Allen Bros, 1870. Hardcover. Fair. Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha" by Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra. Translated by Charles Jarvis. Two volumes in one. Published by Leavitt & Allen Bros., New York, no date given, circa 1870's. Illustrated by Tony Johannot. Measures 5.75" x 9.25". The book is in fair condition. Rubbing to… Read more about this item
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London: G. Routledge & Co, 1858. Hardcover. Good. Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha" by Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra. Translated by Charles Jarvis. Published by G. Routledge & Co., London, 1858. Illustrated by John Gilbert. Measures 4.75" x 7.25", 605 pages. Half-bound in calf over marbled boards with marbled edges, paste-downs and endpapers. Title and decorations stamped… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote (Classics of World Literature)

Don Quixote (Classics of World Literature)

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Don Quixote (Modern Library Giants, 15.2)

Don Quixote (Modern Library Giants, 15.2)

by Miguel De Cervantes

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Modern Library, 1950 2008-10-19. Hardcover. Very Good. Very Good to Like New Condition !!! This is a First or Very Early Edition Hardcover book from 1950 by Random House's Modern Library. The Dust Jacket shows wear and has some tears. The book pages are in EXCELLENT condition. Picture is of the book… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote
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Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes; Translated and adapted by Magda Bogin

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1991
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New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1991. 1st/1st. NF/NF. Translated and adapted by Magda Bogin. The large book is tight and square with solid hinges and binding. Clean marbled boards in darker shades of red and black with gilt lettering on the spine. Rubbing to corners. The textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate, or markings and not BCE, ex-library,… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote

Don Quixote

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Paperback / softback. New. TRANSLATED BY EDITH GROSSMAN Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain.
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London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited., c1929 . Cloth. Very Good Indeed. 8.5" by 6". Harry G. Theaker. A lovely illustrated edition of the epic tale of Don Quixote with colour plates. Illustrated edition of The Adventures of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes in the original publisher's pictorial cloth.A lovely early twentieth century reprint… Read more about this item
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Don Quixote: The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Quixote of La Mancha
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Don Quixote: The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Quixote of La Mancha

by MIGUEL DE CERVANTES

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The First and Limited 'Vierge' Edition -- number 517 of 845 copies offered in the United States, (out of 1,110 total, globally). In 4 Volumes, complete. Translated into English by Thomas Shelton; introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Profusely illustrated throughout by Daniel Vierge. Near fine in publisher's original burgundy cloth with gilt topstain. Title label on spines clean and intact. Some… Read more about this item
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