Item #181650 Don Quixote de la Mancha / translated from the original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Charles Jarvis ; embelished with twenty-four highly finished engravings, from drawings designed expressly for this edition [complete in 4 volumes]. Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra, Charles Jarvis, trans 1675?-1739.

Don Quixote de la Mancha / translated from the original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Charles Jarvis ; embelished with twenty-four highly finished engravings, from drawings designed expressly for this edition [complete in 4 volumes]

1819, 1st Edition in this form. London : Printed for T. M'Lean, bookseller and publisher. Good to very good copies all bound in contemporary gilt-blocked 1/2 leather over marble boards. Gilt decorated titles to spines. Some fading to spine with wear to spine bands. Panel edges somewhat rubbed and worn as with age. Marble endpapers. Some minor foxing to prelims. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Physical desc.: 4 v. : [24] col. plates, fronts. ; 22 cm. Subject: Spanish literature - Fiction. The celebrated translation of Don Quixote by the Irish-born Charles Jarvis (1675-1739), a member of the literary circle of Addison, Pope and Swift, and also an eminent artist. First published posthumously in 1742 and frequently reprinted, Jarvis's translation is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original. Referenced by: Abbey, J.R. Life 238. Item #181650

Price: €1,695.00