Published by [Lisbon], 1811
Nos. 52, 53, 55, 56. Four issues, pp. each on folded quarto sheets, string-tied. Ex-lib. with deaccession stamps and shelf number, else very good. Typical Portuguese newsletter of the Napoleonic era, with news from Turkey, Germany, France, Great Britain and Spain.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8217
Published by London, 1711
,88pp. Dbd. Some toning. Very good. An interesting work relating to the actions of French Huguenot soldier and diplomat Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway during the War of the Spanish Succession. Galway's failure at the Battle of Almanza led to the defeat of the British and his eventual censure by Parliament. ESTC T18844. GOLDSMITH 4973.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM53956
Published by Arnold Mylius, Cologne, 1586
50,,368, leaves. Later half calf and marbled boards, neatly rebacked with original gilt spine laid down, leather label. Light tanning, some light dampstaining; some leaves heavily tanned. Very good. The sixth edition of Osorio's history of Portugal during the reign of King Manuel I (1495-1521). Osorio records the exploits of the great Portuguese explorers such as Cortereal, Vasco de Gama, Magellan, Cabral, and de Lemes. There is much material about the eastern shores of South America (present- day Brazil) as well as the coasts of Africa and the East Indies. This edition contains the dedicatory epistle by Joannes Metellus describing Portuguese and Spanish explorations in the East Indies. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 586/56. BORBA DE MORAES, p.638. SABIN 57804.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM47458
Published by Green & Russell, London printed, Boston reprinted, 1756
23pp. Lacks half title. Dbd. Negligible soiling. Very good. Second edition, after the first of the previous year. Account of the great Lisbon earthquake of 1755 which destroyed most of the city, followed by fire and tsunami. The author estimates that near thirty thousand people were killed in the quake, though it is impossible to establish exactly, given the devastation. Fewer than ten copies in ESTC. ESTCW10073. EVANS 7602.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM45013