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Johannot, Tony. Wood engraved frontispieces, title pages, numerous vignettes in text, pictorial letters, and tail pieces by Tony Johannot and others. lvi, 706, 772pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Don Quixote by the “king of illustrators”. Bound in contemporary brown diced calf, neatly rebacked. Very Good. Item #309587
Théophile Gautier called the prolific and succesful Johannot the “king of illustrators.” Johannot's illustrations, first published in an enormously popular French edition of 1836-1837, are considered “as dazzling a display of inventive craftsmanship as any illustrator has encompassed.” — Ray.
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