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Mascarenhas, Joam Carvalho
Memoravel Relacam da perda da Nao Conceicam Que os Turcos queymarao a vista da barra de Lisboa; varios successos das pessoas, que nella cativarao
Turkish Privateering against Portugal, the destruction of the Conceicam; diamonds thrown over board. 1627 [later impression]. Lisbon. Offincina de Antonio Alvares. In 8vo (194 mm x 140 mm). 3 ff. + 100 + 1 ff. Mid twentieth-century quarter vellum over decorated boards, vertical author, title and date in manuscript on spine. A very good copy.Second edition. This is the counterfeit editon. There are two issues, with the title pages in different settings of type. The present variant is distinguishable by the author\'s name appearing correctly on the title page, along with several other variations in wording and spelling. In the other variant, his name appears as \"Joam Tavares Mascarenhas\". The rest of the leaves appear identical, with the exception of a single \"issue point\" discovered on p. 1: in the present variant on the third line of the beginning of the main text the date \"1621\" is given correctly, while in the other variant it is given as \"621\". There may very well be other minor variants, as yet undiscovered. The work was included in Gomes de Brito’s "Historia Tragico-Maritima em que se escrevem chronologicamente os Naufragios que tiverao as Naos de Portugal, depois que se poz em exercicio a Navegacao da India", according to Maggs this was not included in every copy and was only included in one copy they had "The six extra accounts were probably issued as separate reprints at different times by Gomes de Brito. As they all bear the imprints of the original editions, and the old dates of publication, they are apt to be mistaken for them". The title bears the same … [Click Below for Full Description]
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