El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha
1880 · Madrid
Cervantes Saavedra, Miquel De.
Fine. 16mo (12 cm); 2 volumes. xxii, 532,  ; x, 578,  pages. Text in Spanish. Printed in diamond-point (7-pica) type. Uniquely bound in vellum over boards with hand-painted illustrations on upper boards (Quixote in his library on volume 1, Quixote and Sancho on the road on volume 2) signed “G. Losilla.” Hand-lettered and decorated spines, and hand-painted floral motif on lower boards. Vellum clasps and straps of binder’s twine. Pastepaper endleaves. Bookseller ticket of Casa Maier, Barcelona. Lettering a bit faded on spines, else unblemished. (Inventory #: 6344)