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Bosquejo historico de Goa . vertido em portuguez . por Miguel Vicente d'Abreu.
Nova Goa, Imprensa Nacional, 1858. - 4°, twentieth century brown three-quarter morocco by Frederico d'Almeida over marbled boards, decorated endleaves, spine richly gilt with raised bands in six compartments (bands somewhat rubbed), gilt letter, top edges rouged. In fine condition. Internally very fine. vii, [5]-202 pp., (1 p. errata). *** First Edition in Portuguese. Originally published in Madrasta, 1831, under the title An Historical Sketch of Goa, the work includes a history of Goa and its religious establishments, and information on population, government, language, trade and industry of Goa, Salsete, Bardez and the Novas Conquistas. The translator's notes include a list of publications on the 1821 revolution in Goa; excerpts from Dellon on autos da fé and other Inquisition activities in Goa; a description of St. Francis Xavier's tomb; and Francisco Pirard's 1628 description of Pangim during its golden era, along with a description of it in more recent times.*** Innocêncio VI, 251; XVII, 69: calling for vii, 202 pp. Scholberg C17: collation matches the present copy. Gonçalves 57: calling for only 202 pp. Cf. Devi & Seabra, A literatura indo-portuguesa pp. 80, 93, 280. NUC: DLC, NcD, MH. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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