Title: Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche, 1700. Tome 1 and 4
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Francois Filleau de Saint-Martin; Hendrik Cause
Publisher: A Amsterdam, Chez Pierre Mortier, Libraire sur le Vygendam
An early 18th century edition, and the first Mortier edition of Cervantes’ History of the Admirable Don Quichotte of La Mancha. These are volumes 1 and 4 of four.
There are 11, and 6 full page engravings to each volume.
Two finely bound volumes in 12mo, (18)+468, 560 pages
On note of condition, these volumes are in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, some scratches, leather peeling in several spots, and stress to the hinges. Several plates are lacking from volume 4, with the frontispiece lacking, and a corner of the final page lacking as well. There is minor staining throughout.