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The Life and Notable Adventures of that Renown'd Knight Don Quixote de la Mancha. Merrily translated into Hudibrastick Verse. Part I. [1710].


THE| LIFE| AND| Notable Adventures| OF THAT| Renown'd Knight| Don Quixote| De la MANCHA.| [rule]| Merrily Translated into Hudi-|brastick Verse.| [rule]| Part I. For the Month of OCTOBER| To be continued till the whole History is| Compleated.| [rule]| By EDWARD WARD.| [rule]| LONDON,| Printed for T. Norris at the Looking-Glass, and| A. Bettesworth at the Red Lyon on London-Bridge;| and sold| by J. Woodward in Scalding-Alley, over| against Stocks-Market. Price. 1 s. each.


frontispiece [portrait: Edward Ward, signed: "Whilst Butler in Immortal Glory Sits| Enthron'd as King of Poets and of Wits;| Ward Seeks not to ursurp his Endless Fame,| But Courts his Genius to revive his Name"]/ titlepage/ [2] pp. preface/ [2] pp. Contents/ p.1-[4]75.


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Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: n020796

Date of Publication

1710 - see succeeding volumes in 1711.

History of Publication

cf. [Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de], Don Quixote, 1 (1605).


Title: "History", Pref: "Hudibrastick Poem"


Butler's Hudibras having imitated Don Quixote - we now get in return Don Quixote imitating the famous imitation. Introduction on the book's European success and the author's character. Dedications play with the decorum of dedications and do not very much deal with the work published here.