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Antidoto salutifero contra o Despertador - SANTOS, Luis Gonçalves dos] - 1827. 
Lisbon, Na Impressão Regia, 1827. - 4°, recent antique sheep (spine worn, label gone), spine with gilt fillets and tooling in blind with raised bands in six compartments, text block edges rouged. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. Internally fine. Overall in good condition. 166 pp. *** Second edition of a work first printed in Rio de Janeiro, 1825. Gonçalves dos Santos attacks the Freemasons in Brazil "with arguments, anathemas and even jokes" (Blake). This is a point-by-point attack on an issue of Domingos Alves Branco Moniz Barreto's @Despertador constitucional, which is reprinted on pp. 141-66.Padre Gonçalves dos Santos (1767-1844), a native of Rio de Janeiro, was a prolific writer and played an active part in the independence movement, contributing to @Reverbero.*** Sacramento Blake V, 413: citing only the Rio de Janeiro, 1825 edition. On the author, see Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 774 and Innocêncio V, 294 and XVI, 31; neither lists this work. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 826/3. Cf. Rodrigues 1118, the Rio 1825 edition. Not in @Ticknor Catalogue. NUC: DCU. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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