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    Sale 2501 | Lot 54
    Price Realized: $11,875With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2501 Lot 54

      CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha . . . Nueva Edición, corregida por la Real Academia Española. 4 engraved additional titles; 31 plates; portrait; double-page map; engraved chapter head- and tailpieces throughout. [4], xiv, ccxxiv, 199, [1]; [4], 418; [2], xiv, 306; [4], 346 pages. 4 volumes. 4to, 295x220 mm, early 19th-century Spanish tree sheep gilt, extremities worn, Volume 1 chipped at top; additional titles trimmed slightly along edges, varying marginal foxing generally not affecting plates, heavy foxing on 2N1.4 in Volume 3 and on additional and letterpress titles in Volume 4, light dampstain in lower outer corner of last few leaves in Volume 3. 19th-century century bookplates of the Royal Military College; small unobtrusive stamp of Kansas City Public Library on leaf after titles (released). Madrid: Joaquín Ibarra, 1780

      Estimate $8,000 - 12,000

      first ibarra edition. one of 1600 sets. "magnífica edición y superior en belleza artística a todas las que hasta entonces se habían hecho en España y en el extranjero"--Palau 52024. Updike II, 73-75 ("the finest edition of don quixote that has ever been printed").

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $11,875