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The life and exploits of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha / translated from the original Spanish of Miguel Cervantes de Saavedra by Charles Jarvis, Esq. ; in four volumes.

Author/Creator:
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
Publication:
Dublin : Printed for Peter Wilson ..., MDCCXLVII [1747]
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill., port. ; 18 cm. (12mo)
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Standardized Title:
Don Quixote. English
Other Title:
Don Quixote
Fingerprint:
."ce g,ey n.de (yaf (3) 1747 (R) v.1
89be myy, n.ch Prsh (3) 1747 (R) v.2
67o- sot. s.on pamo (3) 1747 (R) v.3
58d; m.ne d.ck hese (3) 1747 (R) v.4
Subjects:
Spanish literature -- Classical period, 1500-1700.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- Ireland -- Dublin -- 18th century.
Subscription lists -- Ireland -- Dublin -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
Ireland Dublin.
Notes:
Translation into English of: Don Quixote.
"The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra" in v. 1 has special t.p. which reads: The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra. Written by Don Gregorio Mayáns & Siscár: His Catholick Majesty's library-keeper. Translated, from the Spanish manuscript, by Mr. Ozell. Dublin: Printed for Peter Wilson in Dame-street. MDCCXLVII.
Signatures: v. 1: A-H¹² I¹²(I3+'[I4]') K-O¹² P⁴ ; v. 2: A¹²(A1+a²) B-N¹² O⁴ ; v. 3: pi1 (A)² A-N¹² O⁴ ; v. 4: pi1 A² B-N¹² O¹⁰.
The last leaf of v. 3 and the last leaf of v. 4 are blanks.
Engraved plates.
Advertisements in v. 2 on verso of last preliminary leaf and verso of last printed leaf.
Subscription list at end of v. 4.
"Directions for placing the cuts" on verso of last printed leaf of v. 4.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries PQ6329 .A2 1747 copy: each vol. has armorial bookplate of Samuel Croker on front pastedown and his autograph (dated 1747) on title leaf; in v. 1 the name "Samuel Croker" on the bookplate is struck through and the word "King" written beside it; in v. 3 the word "King" is written beside the name "Samuel Croker" on the bookplate.
Penn Libraries PQ6329 .A2 1747 copy: each vol. has autograph of Robert Harrison (v. 1-3 on title leaf; v. 4 on leaf B1r).
Penn Libraries PQ6329 .A2 1747 copy has bookseller's description of set with ms. annotations in ink laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Grod(?), William (autograph) (868 C33D.EJd copy)
Elias, Archibald C. (donor) (PQ6329 .A2 1747 copy)
Croker, Samuel (autograph, 1747) (bookplate) (PQ6329 .A2 1747 copy)
Harrison, Robert (autograph) (PQ6329 .A2 1747 copy)
Penn Chronology:
1747
Cited in:
ESTC T59499
Palau y Dulcet (2. ed.) 52482
Contributor:
Jervas, Charles, approximately 1675-1739.
Mayans y Siscar, Gregorio, 1699-1781.
Ozell, John, -1743.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra.
OCLC:
11759725