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Don Quixote’s Privilege Extensions , San Marino, CA (1605)

Source: The Huntington Library, RB 107689

Don Quixote’s Privilege Extensions , San Marino, CA (1605), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Chapter 1 Page 1




Composed by Miguel de Cervantes,

Marquis of Gibralcon, Count of Benalcaçar, and Baña-
res, Vicecount of the Puebla de Alcozer, Master of the
towns of Capilla, Curiel, and

Year [Printers' Mark]1605

With Privilege in Castile, Aragon and Portugal

MADRID, By Juan de la Cuesta.


Sold at the house of Francisco de Robles, royal bookseller.

Chapter 1 Page 2

                        TASSA (RETAIL PRICE).

      I, Juan Gallo de Andrada, clerk from the chamber of
      the King, our Master, one of those who reside in his council,
      certify and give faith that, having seen by the councillors
      a book entitled, The ingenious gentleman of la Mancha,
      composed by Miguel de Ceruantes Saauedra and fixed the
      price of each sheet of that book on three marauedís and a
      half. As the book has eighty three sheets, the total amount
      is two hundred and ninety marauedis and a half, in which
      the paper has to be sold, and licences were given
      to be able to sell at this price. And they ordered for this
      tassa (retail price) to be inserted at the beginning of the book,
      and cannot be sold without it. And for it to be noted, I hereby
      issue this document in Valladolid, 20 December 1604.
                                                      Juan Gallo de Andrada
      Folio.2 page.2 line.27 should read Caualleros.
      Fol.23. lin.25. should read, mudassen.
      Fol.32. pag.2. lin.2 should read, aparteme.
                                    Bachelor Francisco Murcia
                                                      de la Llana.

Translation by: José Bellido


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