Missing en route from Switzerland to New York:
GRANDVILLE. – Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. L'ingénieux chevalier Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduction nouvelle. Illustré par J.-J. Grandville. 2 parts in 2 vols. With 8 steel-engr. illus. and 24 wood-engr. illus. after Grandville and Karl Girardet, all on plates, the steel-engr. illus. with historiated frames by Adrien Féart. Enriched with 5 orig. ink sketches by Grandville. XXIII, 383 pp.; XII, 406 pp. 8vo. Publisherís boards, illus. in coloured and gilt relief showing Don Quichotte in the centre surrounded by chevalric insignia. Tours, Ad. Mame et Cie., 1848.
First edition illustrated by Grandville in a marvellous Romantic publisher's binding and truffled with five orig. ink drawings by J. J. Grandville, mounted on plates and bound in in front of the belonging cuts. Unique thus! – Brivois 90f.; Sander 140; Vicaire II, 158. – Slight rubbing to boards, inside mint.
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