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Image 1872-London-Dean-01-001-f 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Adolf Schr√∂dter (copied after) 
Engraver  
Lithographer  
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  
Color Black and white 
Volume
Page Number f.p. 1 
Image Dimension 176 x 141 
Page Dimension 236 x 180 
Commentary Don Quixote at his library reading the Amadis de Gaula; different chivalry books (El Caballero de la Cruz, Don Belianis, Palmerin by Silva, Historia del famoso Caballero Tirante el blanco, Florismarte de Hircania) and arms all around the room.
This is one of the most worth-noting images of Alonso Quijano becoming don Quixote; notice the intensity of his expression and look.
Masterly drawing; very remarkable setting too (the armchair, books, lance...). 
Notes 1 - Placed as frontispiece.
2 - Glyphographic copy by Taylor & Wass after the original plate designed and etched by Schrödter first appeared in an illustrated wrapper in Altona/Leipzig: G. Mayer (printed in Leipzig by G. Kreysing), 1863.
3 - Glyphography: A process similar to etching, in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.