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Uzurpação, retenção, restauração de Portugal.
Lisbon, Officina de Lourenço de Anveres, 1642. - 4°, modern half calf, flat spine, gilt letter (minor wear). Large woodcut on title of a ship, with motto on flag "In tempus." Repairs to verso of title-page and elsewhere, somewhat crude but without loss of text; final line on title-page shaved; some soiling and dampstains. In good condition. Bookplate of Francisco de Saldanha da Gama Ferrão de Castello Branco. (2), 56 ll. *** FIRST EDITION, explaining the grievances of the Portuguese against King Philip and the Spaniards and justifying D. João and his followers for restoring Portugal's status as an independent kingdom. An Italian translation appeared in Lisbon, 1646 under the title Discorso dell' usurpatione, retentione e ristoratione del regno di Portogallo, and in 1861 it was published under the title Brado aos portuguezes: opusculo patriotico contra as idéas da união de Portugal com a Hespanha, with a prologue by Sebastião José Ribeiro de Sá.Pinto Ribeiro (d. 1649), who held a doctorate of laws from the Universidade de Coimbra, was a magistrate and confidential advisor to D. Luiza, the wife of the Duke of Bragança. He played a notable part in the Restauração, helping to persuade the Duque de Bragança to claim the throne. Along with many others, he has been suggested, in error, as a possible author of the classic Arte de furtar.*** Innocêncio IV, 23 (without collation); X, 336; XVIII, 191 (calling for "5 innumer. - 57 pp."). Barbosa Machado II, 665. Figanière 215. Exposição bibliográfica da Restauração 1531. Perição de Faria, Visconde da Trindade 151: "muito rara." Not in Fonseca, Elementos bibliográficos para a história das guerras chamadas da Restauração. Peres 5934. Catalogo de Miscelaneas V, 30. Greenlee Catalogue II, 269. Manuel dos Santos I, 606. Palha 2975. Ameal 1805. Not in Azevedo-Samodães. On the author, see Bell, Portuguese Literature p. 265. NUC: MiU, MH. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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