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Narrativa de servios no libertar-se o Brazil da dominao portugueza.
xv, 321 pp. 8vo. (23 cm). Blue pebbled cloth paneled in blind, gilt titles on spine, yellow endpapers. First edition. See Sabin 21274 (English Version). Phillips p. 34. Borba de Moraes I, 235. The Portuguese translation of the second volume of "Narrative of services on the liberation of Chili, Peru and Brazil" by Thomas Cochrane, Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860), the commander of the Chilean navy from 1818-1823, and of the Brazilian navy from 1823-1825. "Arrogant, ill-tempered, cantankerous, bellicose, Cochrane was one of the most daring and successful frontline frigate captains of his day.. [and he] and other British naval officers, entirely unofficially, had made a note inconsiderable contribution to the cause of Brazilian independence and, more important, Brazilian unity, " Leslie Bethell, Brazil: Empire and Republic 1822-1930 (Cambridge Univ Press, 1989) p. 35-36. Boards lightly rubbed, nick to rear edge, else a very good+ unopened (uncut) copy, scattered foxing, bookseller label on rear pastedown, one removed from front pastedown. A beautiful bright copy.
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