Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania (1979), (1979). With the Illustrations of Jose and Luis Jimenez y Aranda. Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania. Brown Leatherette over board., Accented in 22kt gold, designs and lettering. Don Quixote is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. It was published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615. A founding work of Western literature, it is often labeled "the first modern novel and many authors consider it to be the best literary work ever written.
The plot revolves around the adventures of a noble (hidalgo) from La Mancha named Alonso Quixano, who reads so many chivalric romances that he loses his mind and decides to become a knight-errant (caballero andante) to revive chivalry and serve his nation, under the name Don Quixote de la Mancha. He recruits a simple farmer, Sancho Panza, Very Good / No Dj as issued. Item #946
Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania 1979. , Very Good **, Leatherette, 22 kt. gold accents and letteriing printed with acid neutral pages that are thread sewn, not glued together, gold gilded page edges to further protect the pages, raised spine bands that give each volume that distinctive antique look, decorated end paper. Brown Leatherette over board., Accented in 22kt gold, designs and lettering NO DJ as issued A Great Gift.