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|Illustration No.||1  |
|Illustrator||Robert Smirke (copied after)|
|Title Caption||Sancho ties Rozinantes hinder feet together.|
|Part||Part I, Madrid 1605|
20.1 Adventure of the fulling mills (batanes)
20.3 SP’s tricks DQ
|Color||Black and white|
|Page Number||title page|
|Image Dimension||60 x 73|
|Page Dimension||161 x 100|
|Commentary||According to the caption, Sancho ties Rocinate's legs to prevent don Quixote from beginning a new adventure during the night.
In the background, the fulling mills.
Drawing and engraving are excellent.
|Notes||1 - Copied after Smirke's illustration (London: Cadell & Davies, 1818).
2 - The caption has changed the original reading of this illustration: don Quixote and Sancho discover that the sound that frightened them is produced by fulling mills; Sancho looks through Rocinante's legs.