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Image 1862-1863-Madrid-01-003 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator José del Castillo 
Engraver Manuel Salvador Carmona 
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Don Quixote reading chivalry books at his library 
Part Part I, Madrid 1605  
Chapter Chapter 1 
Subject 1.1 DQ at his library reading chivalric novels
Illustration Type Chapter illustration
Technique Burin engraving
Color Black and white 
Page Number f.p. 2 
Image Dimension 208 x 144 
Page Dimension 350 x 262 
Commentary Don Quixote, reading chivalry books at his library (Amadís de Gaula), becomes mad (see his gesture and eyes).
Forced position and gesture.
Details from the text: arms abandoned at a corner, the skinny greyhound...
Interest in a realistic setting (period clothes and furniture).
Illustration of quality, with good drawing and engraving. 
Notes 1 - Same plate first used for Madrid: Ibarra, 1780.