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Illustrated by Jacob Folkema (Dutch, 1692–1767), Portrait(s) designed by G. Kent, 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 221-222


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 16 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus, 1768) Duodecimo, two vols.; [v. 1] 201 leaves, plus 7 plates; [v. 2] 200 ll., 7 pls.; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco.

Author portrait, illustrations to Cervantes novels, decorative title vignettes

Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus, 1768


Acquired in 1910 [with 37.1574a-f] 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