4to. 2 volumes (1 vol. : 3 kg., 553p., 2 vol. : 3,37 kg., kg., 632 p.). Reprint. Language: Russian. Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Limited edition of 100 signed and numbered copies (this is #6/100). Modern Russian language text is reprinted from “Don Kihot Lamanchskiy” [“Don Quichotte de la Manche”] edited by partnership of I.D. Sytin, 1904 translated by N.V. Toulupov. The engravings are reprinted from the book “ L'ingénieux hidalgo don Quichotte de la Manche”, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, (Librairie de L. Hachette et Co.(Paris), 1863. The book is individually hand-sewn and bound in hand-crafted and tooled full maroon shagreen. Custom-made paper “Olin” by Arjowiggins. The covers elaborately hand-tooled in gilt and blind embossing. The spine divided into five panels, with gilt and blind embossing compartments, lettered in the second, the third and the forth, the others with floral and ornamental tools with raised bands tooled in gilt. The hand-marbled paper doublures and endleaves. Doublures ornately hand-tooled in gilt. Top edge gilt and hand engraving. The fore edge and bottom edge are sculpted by hand. Silk ribbon. Contained within a custom-made shagreen edging slipcase. (The colors shade captured on photos may slightly differ from the original). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: “Don Kihot Lamanchskiy” [“Don Quichotte de ...
Publisher: Publishing House "Kozhanaya Mozaica" ("Leather Mosaic")
Publication Date: 2011
Book Condition: New
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