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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA923851: 2 Matching Large Rebound Books, The History Of Don Quixote By Cervantes And The Fables Of La Fontaine Both With Illustrations Buy Gustave Dore Circa 1870

2 Matching Large Rebound Books, The History Of Don Quixote By Cervantes And The Fables Of La Fontaine Both With Illustrations Buy Gustave Dore Circa 1870

£750    $959    €867
Both volumes have been professionally rebound some years ago with replacement polished half calf against replacement marbled paper covered boards. The spines are arranged in 6 compartments by 5 raised bands with gilt parallel lines and gilt decorated morocco title labels. The History of Don Quixote by Cervantes (737 pages), with text edited by J W Clark, M.A. and a Biographical Notice of Cervantes by T Teignmouth Shore, M.A. and the other volume The Fables of La Fontaine (839 pages) translated into English Verse by Walter Thornbury. 116 and 86 full page illustrations by Gustave Dore respectively and both with a numerous in text illustrations. Although undated both volumes are circa 1870 and are both published by Cassell, Petter and Galphin.
 
Condition: - Externally both volumes are in excellent condition save for some edge wear to the marbled paper boards and some minor loss to gilding. Internally both books have some grubby pages and grubby marbled page edges, some pages repairs, varying degrees of age toning, marks and some light creasing.
 
Each volume is 31.8cms high, 26.3cms deep and the combined shelf coverage is 10.45cms. Combined unpackaged weight some 9 kgs.We currently only trade on-line and are very pleased to receive enquiries by email, whatsapp or phone.
 
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Antique Number: SA923851
Dateline of this antique is 19th Century
Height is 31.8cm (12.5inches)
Width is 10.4cm (4.1inches)
Depth is 26.3cm (10.4inches)
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA923851] was made in the 19th Century:
19th Century
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