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September 29, 1547: Born, Miguel de Cervantes. The spanish author served in the Spanish Navy in his youth, and was captured by Algerian corsairs and put into slavery for 5 years. Later he worked as a tax collector, but discrepancies in his accounts landed him in prison. It was there, he said, that he initially got the idea for his great work, Don Quixote.

Miguel De Cervantes - Don Quixote

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

#dark arts #solitude #black and white #dark victorian #gothic art #monsters #dark religion #faith #dark ages #rinascimento

this was a book written in the golden age ti was published in 1590s just like today books are published spread around and are being read

Looks like a fun edition. "Picasso sketch for the cover. An excellent translation with none of the barriers similarly aged books have."

from Brain Pickings

Stunning Vintage Illustrations of Don Quixote by Spanish Graphic Design Pioneer Roc Riera Rojas

In 1968, Spanish graphic design pioneer Roc Riera Rojas illustrated a special edition of Miguel de Cervantes’ cult 1605-1615 novel Don Quixote, which has since become a prized collector’s item.