Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 67

 
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra - Don Quichotte. Den Haag 1746

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Don Quichotte. Den Haag 1746
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,100
Sold:
€ 2,640 / $ 2.904

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Cervantes Saavedra, M. de, Les principales de l'admirable Don Quichotte, représentées en figures par Coypel, Picart le Romain, et autres habiles maitres .. With engr. title vignette, 1 engr. head vignette and 31 copperplates . The Hague, P. de Hondt 1746. Contemp. marbled calf with rich floral gilt spine, red label and double gilt-tooled border with corner fleurons, gilt inside borders and gilt edges. Small folio. VIII, 330 pp., 1 l.

Cohen/Ricci col. 216. - Bonsoms 221. - Benages/Fonbuena 554. - Henrich, Iconografia 264. - One of the most beautifully illustrated Rococo books. "Superbe illustrations; livre très recherché." (Cohen/R.) - Slightly Slightly discolored, with slight crease in lower corner. Spine and edges somewhat rubbed, joints and upper spine end with small splits. All in all splendid broad-margined print on sturdy paper, coppers in strong impresison. Increased copy with two additional portraits of A. Coypel and B. Picart. - 2 engr. armorial bookplates.

67
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Don Quichotte. Den Haag 1746
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,100
Sold:
€ 2,640 / $ 2.904

(incl. 20% surcharge)