How much is the original 1780, 4 volume set book of don quixote by ybarra worth

From Abebooks.com, the price of the book "El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha" is $38,032.15 plus a shipping fee of $22.98. It will be shipped from the UK. The book was published by Madrid: Joaquín Ibarra in 1780.

This book has 4 volumes, a contemporary mottled calf, smooth spines divided into compartments by decorative rolls in gilt, red morocco numbering- and lettering-pieces, compartments at the head and tail richly gilt with massed wavy rolls, sides bordered in gilt with a flower-head and leaf spray roll, marbled endpapers, and gilt edges.

It has a little wear in places with a slight loss of gilt border and the leather has been skillfully re-polished. There is a small stain on the fore-edge of the first few leaves in vol. 3 and a small light water stain on the upper margin of the last two gatherings of vol. 4. Overall, it is an excellent set that is clean and fresh throughout.

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Updated on Friday, February 14 2014 at 03:28AM EST
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