J. and R. Tonson: London, 1743. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #22-2479
2 vols. 68 full page engraved plates, 11 x 9", recently rehinged tree calf with gilt-lettered red and black spine labels, xxxii + 90pp (Life of Cervantes by Don Gregorio Mayans & Siscar + Author's Preface + Table of the Chapters + 355pp; 388pp, covers rubbed with some minor scratching, inner hinges cracking, old library labels ("Library Lilford") inside front covers, textblock edges spotted, scattered finger soiling/toning/spotting, illus. at p7 of first volume torn and professionally repaired; still a good set of this famous translation. The "Life" of Cervantes is dated 1738. The set.