The Folio Society, London, 2005.
Fourth printing of this beautiful limited edition (#799 of 1250 copies) which was published to mark the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’ classic tale.
Full title reads The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote – Translated from the Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra [by Tobias Smollett]. Includes ‘Some Account of the Author’s Life’ by Smollett; an introduction by Robin Chapman; and isillustrated by the wonderful Quentin Blake.
Bound in full goatskin leather, blocked with a design by Quentin Blake. A small pamphlet entitled ‘Reading Don Quixote’ accompanies this handsome volume in its clamshell box. In as-new condition