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El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha

1782
Engraved by Fernando Selma (Spanish, 1752–1810), Engraved by Francisco Muntaner (Spanish, 1743–1805), Engraved by Simón Brieva (Spanish, 1757–1795), Engraved by Juan Moreno Tejada (Spanish, 1739–1805), Engraved by Joaquin José Fabregat (Spanish, worked in Mexico, 1748–1811), Engraved by Juan Fernando Palomino (Spanish, 1756–1793), Engraved by Joaquin Ballester (Spanish, 1740–1808), Engraved by Manuel Salvador Carmona (Spanish, 1734–1820), After Antonio Carnicero (Spanish, 1748–1814), After Isidro Carnicero (Spanish, 1736–1804), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Printer Joaquin Ibarra y Marin (Spanish, 1725–1785)


Place of Publication: Madrid, Spain

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci I, 1749

Dimensions

Overall (vol. 1): 17 x 12.3 x 4.2 cm (6 11/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.1944a-d

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 24 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Madrid: Joaquin Ibarra, 1782) Octavo, four vols.; [v. 1] 328 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 2] 304 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 3] 231 leaves, plus 6 plates; [v. 4] 250 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf

Author portrait (v. 1, facing p. i); illustrations to novel


Madrid: Joaquin Ibarra, 1782

Provenance

Ownership inscription on front flyleaf "1815 [Hamly, sale by ...........] 4 Vols £2-5-0"; acquired in 1916 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent