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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), Publisher Jean Neaulme (Dutch, 18th century)

Place of Publication: The Hague, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 221


Overall (each vol.): 16 x 10.5 x 3 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(The Hague: J. Nealme, 1739) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 197 leaves, plus 8 plates; [v. 2] 170 leaves, plus 7 plates; eighteenth-century gilt-stamped mottled brown calf [new spine label; bound like 37.1576].

Author portrait; illustrations of Cervantes novels.

The Hague: J. Nealme, 1739


Acquired in 1913 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