The First Part of the Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
The First Part of the Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha

The First Part of the Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha

New York: The Illustrated Modern Library [1946], 1946. First edition thus. Hardcover. 8vo. Quarter black cloth over orange paper boards with a pictorial acetate wrapper lettered in green; grey topstain. Illustrated with a frontispiece, a drawing on the title page, a few in-text drawings, and several double-page color plates by Salvadore Dali. Translated by Peter Motteux. The first edition of Dali's illustrated Don Quixote. Cervantes' classic tale of a romantic buffoon is brought to life by Dali's surreal, bright depictions of the book's comic moments. Very Good. Item #00009589

Rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards and a name on the front pastedown; wrapper shows moderate edge wear including two tiny tears.

Price: $250.00

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