Don Quixote de la Mancha : the history of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha / written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ; Motteux' translation revised anew (1743) & corrected, rectified and filled up in numberless places by J. Ozell who likewise added the explanatory notes from the best editions in English & Spanish. Reprinted with twenty-one illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer.
- Additional Title(s):
Don Quixote. English
- London : The Nonesuch Press, 
- Physical Description:
- 2 v. : fronts., plates ; 24 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPQ6329 .A2 1930Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- BEIN Z65 347: No. 60. In case.
BEIN Za K161 930C: Issued in case. No. 808. Presentation inscription to Carl Van Vechten from Edward McKnight Kauffer. Bookplate of Carl Van Vechten.
"This edition is a reprint of the seventh edition, published in 1743, of Peter Motteux's translation of Don Quixote"--Page [v].
"The Nonesuch edition, in two volumes, has been printed and made in England by Walter Lewis, M.A., Printer to the University of Cambridge, on Casinensis handmade paper, in the year 1930. It consists of 1475 copies of which 575 are for sale by Random House in the United States of America"--Page [v].
Kauffer's illustrations are photogravures, hand-colored by stencil.
The edition is bound in full natural grained leather with title in gilt on maroon morocco label mounted on spine.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original full calf. Inscribed: "Marchant Smith, from Francis Meynell, under compulsion, in compassion. July 1934"; and "To dear Dick, from Marchant, 21 September 1934."
- Subject Terms:
- Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight), 1890-1954 -- Presentation inscription to C. Van Vechten.Smith, Marchant -- Presentation inscription from Francis Meynell.Spanish fiction -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- Translations into English.Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 -- Bookplate.Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 -- Presentation inscription from E.M. Kauffer.
- Photogravures -- Hand-colored -- 1930.
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