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ARION PRESS. CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Don Quixote. - $3,500 | Heritage Book Shop | Rare & Antiquarian Books
One of 400 Copies, Signed by the Artist
ARION PRESS. CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Don Quixote. San Francisco: The Arion Press , 2009-2010.
Limited to 400 numbered copies, this being number 18. Signed by the artist on the colophon in both volumes. Two folio volumes (10 5/16 x 6 7/8 inches; 262 x 175 mm). With 97 illustrations by William T. Wiley. Title-pages printed in black and red. With publisher's prospectus for volume II.

Quarter brown morocco over tan morocco boards. Front boards with "DQ" monogram stamped in gilt. Both volumes housed in publisher's tan cloth and brown paper slipcases with paper spine labels, lettered in gilt. Mint.

"This edition of Don Quixote was designed and produced at the Arion Press in San Francisco by Andrew Hoymen... The type is Centaur, designed by Bruce Rogers... The initial letters were drawn by Mallette Dean for the Grabhorn Press. The illustrations were made as polymer plates from film, its emulsion scratched by artist William T. Wiley with an etching needle. The plates were also printed by letterpress. The paper is an all cotton fiber sheet made for this book by Mean Specialty Papers, supplied by Legion Paper... The edition is limited to 400 numbered copies for sale and 26 lettered copies for complimentary distribution. Each copy is signed by the artist." (From the Colophon).


HBS # 68288 $3,500

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