Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London. (illustrated by Gustave Doré),1867
Cloth binding, gold lettering
Published in quarto format by Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, London around 1867, this is the second edition Don Quixote, the first in a single volume. The 9.5 pound monster has approximately 750 pages and contains 370 illustrations.
Doré was a prolific illustrator in the latter half of the 19th century. His depictions of the Don Quixote and his squire, Sancho Panza, have become so famous that they have influenced subsequent readers, artists, and stage and film directors’ ideas of the physical “look” of the two characters.