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Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche

1768
Engraved by Jacob Folkema (Dutch, 1692–1767), Engraved by Simon Fokke (Dutch, 1712–1784), After Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694–1752), Author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Spanish, 1547–1616), Printer Arkstée & Merkus (Dutch, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands; Place of Publication: Leipzig, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 217-218

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 17 x 10.5 x 3 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1574a-f

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 38 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus, 1768) Duodecimo, six vols.; [v. 1] 191 leaves, plus 7 plates; [v. 2] 188 ll., 3 pls.; [v. 3] 190 ll., 10 pls.; [v. 4] 231 ll., 8 pls.; [v. 5] 214 ll., 4 pls.; [v. 6] 216 ll.; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco.

Illustrations to Don Quixote; decorative engraved title; title vignettes.


Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus, 1768

Provenance

Bookseller's label "George Gregory, Bookseller to Her Majesty Queen Alexandra, 5 Argyle Street, Bath"; acquired in 1910 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