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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

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Description

Step into the world of the iconic Don Quixote de la Mancha, an unparalleled tale penned by the illustrious Miguel de Cervantes. A timeless story, it captures the adventures of a man who sought to revive chivalry, rectify wrongs, and bring justice to the world. This edition, encased in a lavish leather-bound cover, is a must-have for every bibliophile's collection.

Often referred to as the "Man of La Mancha," Don Quixote's journey transcends the pages of the book, inspiring various artistic interpretations over the centuries. From the graceful steps of the Don Quixote ballet to the evocative strokes in Don Quixote Picasso artworks, the character's influence is undeniable. Even the mysterious tales of the Don Quixote Limbus Company and the aura surrounding Don Quixote Limbus draw inspiration from this masterpiece.

But, who exactly is Don Quixote? To the uninitiated, he's a dreamer, a knight-errant, and a man on a quest. To others, he symbolizes the relentless pursuit of ideals, even in the face of adversity. Dive deep into his narrative, and you'll discover layers of humor, romance, and social commentary that remain relevant even today.

At Kadri Books, we believe in curating editions that offer both aesthetic pleasure and a rich reading experience. This leather-bound version of Don Quixote promises just that. Experience the saga of the Man of La Mancha like never before, and let your imagination roam the vast landscapes of Quixote's world.

Materials

Our leatherbound and vintage books are not only captivating reads but also crafted treasures that are a testament to superior craftsmanship and commitment to quality. Each book you receive has been through a rigorous inspection process at every stage to meet our exacting standards. Here are some features that set our books apart:

  • Genuine Leather Binding: Each book is fully bound in genuine leather, providing a rich, luxurious feel and durability.
  • 22kt Gold Inlay: A deep inlay of 22kt gold adorns the hubbed spine of each book, adding to its elegance and charm.
  • Acid-Neutral Paper: We print our books on acid-neutral paper that withstands the test of time, allowing them to be passed down for generations.
  • Sewn Pages: Unlike ordinary books which are merely glued, our pages are sewn for longevity and ease of reading.
  • Moiré Endpages and Satin-Ribbon Page Marker: Each book includes handsome moiré endpages and is fitted with a satin-ribbon page marker for easy reference.
  • Gilded Page Ends: To enhance the beauty and luxury of our books, the ends of the pages are gilded.
  • Printed and Bound in the USA: We take pride in the fact that our books are printed and bound in the USA, using imported materials of the highest quality.

Our passion for superb craftsmanship is apparent in every book we offer, ensuring a quality reading experience beyond compare.

Book Care

Taking proper care of your leatherbound and vintage books can significantly extend their lifespan and preserve the beauty of their binding. Here are some general guidelines to ensure your precious books last for generations:

  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Over time, direct sunlight can cause the leather to fade and degrade. Always store your books away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep Books Dry: Leather and humidity don't mix well. Keep your books in a dry, well-ventilated environment to prevent mold growth.
  • Avoid High Temperatures: High heat can dry out the leather, leading to cracks. Room temperature is ideal for your books.
  • Clean Regularly: Dust your books with a soft cloth. For deeper cleaning, consider a gentle leather cleaner, but always spot-test first.
  • Handle with Clean Hands: Oils and dirt from your hands can damage the pages and leather over time. Ensure your hands are clean and dry before handling.

Remember, these are books to be loved, respected, and passed down - your care ensures their stories continue to be told.

Specifications

Title: Don Quixote De La Mancha by Miguel De Cervantes

Publisher: The Franklin Library

Year: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 625 pages

Features:

  • Fully bound in genuine leather.
  • 22kt gold deeply inlaid on the “hubbed” spine.
  • Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
  • Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books.
  • Satin-ribbon page marker.
  • Gilded page ends.
  • Bound in the USA. Imported materials.
  • Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards.
  • Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.
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