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Creator:
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
Title(s):

El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha / compuesto por Miguel de Cervántes Saavedra.

Additional Title(s):

Don Quixote

Edition:
Nueva ed. corr. / por la Real academia española ...
Published/Created:
En Madrid : Por Don Joaquin Ibarra impresor de Cámara de S.M. y de la Real academia, 1780.
Physical Description:
4 v. ([33] leaves of plates (1 folded)) : ill., map, port. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PQ6323 .A1 1780+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
This tale of Don Quixote was published in 1780 by the Spanish Royal Academy in Madrid, Spain. It consists of a four-volume edition containing a detailed map of Spain as well as over thirty engraved illustrations. The map allows the reader to follow Don Quixote's itinerary throughout the story and the decorative engravings (one per chapter) helps illustrate the situations he faces.
Engravings by Fernando Selma, Manuel Salavador y Carmona, Gerónimo Gil, Pedro Pasqual Móles, J. Joaquín Fabregat, Joaquín Ballester, Juan de la Cruz, Francisco Muntaner, and Juan Barcelo; after Antonio Carnicero, José del Castillo, José Brunete, Bernardo Barranco, Pedro Arnal, Gerónimo Gil, and Gregorio Ferro.
With added engraved title pages, and engraved head and tail pieces.
Preliminery matter (v. 1, p. i-ccii) includes: Prólogo de la Academia; Vida de ... Cervantes Saavedra y análisis del Quixote [por Vicente de los Ríos]; Plan cronológico del Quixote; Pruebas y documentos que justifican la Vida de Cervántes.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped tree calf. Bookplate: Fs. Poëy.
Subject Terms:
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote -- Criticism and interpretation.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1780.
Poey, Fs. -- Bookplate.
Contributors:
Ríos, Vincente de los, 1732-1779.
Ballester, Joaquín, 1740-1795, engraver.
Barcelo, Juan, fl. 1751, engraver.
Cruz Cano y Olmedilla, Juan de la, -1790, engraver.
Fabregat, Joaquín José, 1748-1807, engraver.
Gil, Jerónimo Antonio, 1732-1798, engraver.
Moles, Pascual Pedro, 1741-1797, engraver.
Muntaner, Franco. (Francisco), 1743-1805, engraver.
Salvador Carmona, Manuel, 1734-1820, engraver.
Selma, Ferdinand, 1752-1810, engraver.
Arnal, Juan Pedro, 1735-1805, ill.
Brunete, Jose, 1747-1781, ill.
Carnicero, Antonio, 1748-1814, ill.
Castillo, José del, 1737-1793, ill..
Ferro, Gregorio, 1742-1812, ill.
Martinez del Barranco, Bernardo, 1738-1791, ill.
Real Academia Española.
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