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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de,
The much-esteemed History of the ever-famous Knight Don Quixote de la Mancha (London: N. & M. Boddington, 1716).

The Much esteemed| HISTORY| Of the Ever-famous Knight| Don Quixote de la Mancha:| Containing his many wonderful| ADVENTURES & ATCHIEVEMENTS,| Very Pleasant and Diverting.| WITH THE| Comical Humours of Sancho Pan-|cha, his Remarkable 'Squire, &c.| [rule]| In Two Parts.| Being an Entire| HISTORY| Of all the| Memorable Transactions| Recorded of them.| [rule]| Illustrated with Copper-Plates, representing Eleven| of the most Remarkable Passages in the History,| curiously Engraven.| [rule]| London: Printed for N. & M. Boddington, at| the Golden Ball in Duck-lane, 1716.

Description

Titlepage/ [2] pp. preface/ [2] pp. poem "Don Quixote de la Mancha, to the English Reader"/ [6] pp. Contents/ p.1-191/ 12.

Shelfmarks

{L: 10817.aa.10.(2)}

Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t059886

History of Publication

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

Remarks

p.A2v: "the First and Second Part of Don Quixote, &c. contracted from the Original, the Conceits sharpned, and so much in a little Compass, that in reading it, you will find nothing worthy of note omitted [...] the Quality or Quintessence of all more refined and corrected than any since Don Quixote began to speak Languages different from that of Spain." The text hardly resembles the original. Fact and plot oriented.