Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. First Ibarra edition, four large quarto volumes, illustrated with engravings by Ballester, Barcelon, Fabregat, and others after Barranco, Brunette, del Castillo, and others; illustrations as follows, volume I: frontispiece, portrait, six full page engravings, one double-page map; volume II: frontispiece, nine full page engravings: volume III: frontispiece, seven full page engravings; volume IV: frontispiece, nine full page engravings, for a total of thirty-seven plates, with many ingenious engraved head- and tail-pieces and vignettes; bound in full contemporary uniform sprinkled sheepskin, wo red morocco labels on each spine, boards decorated with a rolled tool gilt design, a.e.g., the bindings in a very good state of preservation, some spots to contents, generally fresh, an unsophisticated set, 12 x 8 1/2 in.
I: [pi]2, A-B4, A-Z4, AA-EE4, A-Z4, AA-BB4; II: [pi]2, A-Z4, AA-ZZ4, AAA-FFF4, GGG2 (GGG2 blank and present?); III: A-B4, A-Z4, AA-PP4, QQ2 (QQ2blank and present?); IV: [pi]2, A-Z4, AA-VV4, XX2 (XX2 blank and present?).
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