The original copy of Don Quixote
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Hispanic Heritage: The original Don Quixote on display

The US Library of Congress in Washington DC holds the largest collection of Hispanic literature in the world.

Among the treasures in its vaults is the original 1605 copy of Miguel de Cervantes' classic novel Don Quixote, one of the most influential novels ever written.

BBC Mundo's Thomas Sparrow was given a tour of the historic collection.

  • 20 Sep 2013