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Image 1800-London-03-003 
Illustration No. 1     
Illustrator Richard Corbould 
Engraver W. Hawkins 
Title Caption  
Title Supplied Don Quixote surprised by a flock pf birds in Montesinos' cave 
Part Part II, Madrid 1615  
Chapter Chapter 22 
Subject 22.2 Adventure of the cave of Montesinos
Illustration Type Title page
Technique Etching (acquaforte)
Burin engraving
Color Black and white 
Volume III 
Page Number Title page 
Image Dimension 81 x 82 
Page Dimension 138 x 87 
Commentary When don Quixote tries to enter into Montesinos' cave, a flock of birds surprises him, falling on the ground; also Sancho and the bachelor's cousin.
Well-known scene since Savery (Dordrecht: Savery, 1657).
Don Quixote's figure is quite remarkable.
Good drawing and detailed engraving. 
Notes 1 - It includes indication "Vide Volume III. page 188".
2 - Dated in Octr. 15, 1807.
3 – In other copies also with 4 volumes, dated in 1820. In some copies with 5 volumes, this title page appears in vol. IV (1796) (Ashbee).