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Os Portuguezes e os factos, exposição historico-chronologica - GORJÃO, João Damá - 1833. [1278550]
London, por L. Thompson na Officina Portuguesa, 1833. - 8°, recent full navy morocco, spine with raised bands in 5 compartments, gilt letter. Title browned, light browning elsewhere. lv, 259 pp. *** FIRST EDITION of a detailed, first-hand account of events in Portugal from the military coup in 1820 through 1828, with a chapter devoted to each year. Although the author professes to present a strictly factual account, he is a liberal, and interprets the events to mean that the Portuguese hate absolutism and the usurpation of D. Miguel.Roussado Gorjão (1777-1856), a native of Mafra, worked for the Contrato do Tabaco from 1809 until 1829, when he was dismissed for holding liberal views. After the defeat of the Miguelistas he served in a number of elective offices, including that of Deputy to the Cortes in 1848.*** Innocêncio III, 358; X, 233: calling for only 250 pp. Figanière p. 122. Canto, @Ensaio bibliografico, Catalogo das obras . . . relativas aos successos politicos p. 234. NUC: DCU-IA. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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