Lisbon: Lisboa Occidental, 1738. Breve Compendio da Vida e Mysterios de Maria. 340pp. Small 4to, contemporary calf. Lisboa Occidental: Domingos Gonsalves, 1738. Very Good (+).
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1923. in the years 1774 to 1776. Illus. 8vo, 3/4 gray cloth, boards worn on edges, pages slightly wavy throughout. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1923. Author stayed in St. Kitts, Antigua, Wilimington, North Carolina, and Lisbon.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. in the years 1774 to 1776. Illus. 8vo, 3/4 gray cloth, boards worn on edges, pages slightly wavy throughout. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934 Author stayed in St. Kitts, Antigua, Wilimington, North Carolina, and Lisbon.
Leipzig: Baedeker, 1913. 20 folding color maps, and 59 plans. 594 pages. Small thick 8vo, red cloth (rear joint worn). Leipzig: Baedeker, 1913. A very good(-) copy.
New York: Taplinger, 1969. Illus. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. New York: Taplinger, (1969).
Lisbon: Alcobia, 1820. 191pp. 16mo, mottled calf, leather label, top of spine slightly torn; small ex-lib. rubber stamp on fly-leaf. Lisboa, 1820. Very good. Following the example of Montesquieu, Biancardi criticized the French occupation of Portugal under the guise of letters exchanged between Brazilians, one traveling in Portugal.
London: Cartago, 1998. Profusely illustrated in color, small folio, blue cloth, d.w. (London): Cartago, (1998). Fine.
Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu. Map. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring with highlights in gold. Image measures 15" x 19.5". Sheet measures 20.25 x 24". This sea chart shows the Cape Verde Islands, an archipelago off the coast of Western Africa. The islands became particularly strategic starting in the 15th Century, when the Portuguese colonized them and utilized them as a stop in the Atlantic Slave Trade. The map is beautifully drawn with rhumb lines criss-crossing around a central compass...
Paris: 1788. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 13.5" x 9 1/8". Nice map of Portugal including topographical features. Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795) was an mapmaker and engineer who served as Hydrographer to the King. Minor aging to edges.
Paris: Musees, 1987. More than 200 illustrations, some in color. 283pp., 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers, spine very slightly creased. Paris: Musees, (1987). A very good (+) copy.
Porto: Typograohia Central, 1880. by the Duke of Palmella D. Pedro de Souza from the original text. Small 4to, original printed grey wrappers bound in 3/4 mottled calf, decoratively gilt spine, marbled boards. Porto: Typographia Central, 1880. Near fine. Text in French and Portugese.
Lisbon: Gabinete das Relacoes Internacionais, 1999. Illustrated. 193pp., tall 8vo, stiff pictorial wrappers. Lisbon: Gabinete das Relacoes Internacionais, (1999). A near fine copy. Chapters by various authors.
Philadelphia: CAREY, Matthew, 1814. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13.25" x 16.5". Very nice map of the Iberian Peninsula including Ibiza, Majorca and Minorca as well as the tip of Africa. Minor aging in margins, crease to upper left corner. Mathew Carey (1760-1839) came from a family of publishers and book sellers based in Philadelphia.
London: Cartago, 1999. Many illustrations in color and im black and white. 4to, turquoise cloth, d.w. London: Cartago, (1999). First Edition. Fine in near fine slightly sunned dust wrapper.
Portugal: Livrararia Civilizacao. Lavishly illustrated, mostly in color. 288 pages with text in Portuguese and English. Small folio, white linen, d.w., slipcase (stained). Portugal: Livrararia Civilizacao, no date, circa 1985. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Limited edition, signed by the two authors.
London: John Cary, 1811. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 18" x 20". Beautiful map of Portugal and part of Spain. Full original margins, slight mat burn along upper right edge, image unaffected. Small ink stains in bottom margin. John Cary (1754-1835) was a British cartographer and engraver. His highly detailed and accurate maps mark a turning point from the earlier emphasis on decoration toward a greater emphasis on information. This map is a fine example of Cary's work.
London: John Cary, 1813. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 11" x 9", sheet measures 16" x 12". In very good condition. John Cary (1754-1835) was a British cartographer and engraver. His highly detailed and accurate maps mark a turning point from the earlier emphasis on decoration toward a greater emphasis on information. This map is a fine example of Cary's work.
London: Hatfield & Blount, 1600. Engraved printer's device (Caduceus) on title page. (12), 324, (7) pages. (page 177 is misnumbered). Small folio, beautifully bound by Chambolle in full dark blue crushed levant with tripple gilt fillet borders enclosing fine gilt arms (Superabo) on both covers, and an ornate gilt-stamped spine with raised bands; thick inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. London: Arn. Hatfield for Edward Blount, 1600. First English edition. A fine tall copy, skillfully washed before binding. Published anonymously. Conestaggio's...
1696. Map. Engraving. 17 3/4" x 23 1/2". Unusual map of the the Azores, an autonomous mid Atlantic archipelago of Portugal. Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718) was a Franciscan priest and renowned mathematician and cartographer. He was appointed official Cosmographer to the Venetian Republic in 1685 and founded the world's earliest geographic society, L'Accademia Cosmografica degli Argonauti. He was known best for his globes, which he made for prominent rulers such as Louis XIV and the Duke of Parma. This map is an excellent example of his work.
Exposicion Mundial de Lisboa, 1998. Illustrated. 406pp., thick 4to, glossy, pictorial wrappers. Exposicion Mundial de Lisboa, (1998). A near fine copy.
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1869. Frontis. xii, 451pp. 12mo, contemporary 3/4 brown morocco, morocco lightly worn, edges of boards worn, front flyleaf expertly repaired, small newspaper article and plate of the Pepperell House mounted on last two blank pages. New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1869. First Edition Presentation copy from the author to her daughter. William Jarvis, a merchant from Boston, was United States Consul to Portugal from 1802 to 1811. His daughter writes extensively on his time in...
Lisbon: Sociedade Typographica Franco-Portugueza, 1862. Precedidos de um Juizo Critico pelo Sr. Jose Maria Latino Coelho. 574pp., illustrated in b/w with few charts, diagrams and plates, some folding; 1 folding map. 8vo, decoratively gilt green leather-backed speckled boards; (corners bumped and bottom of spine a little worn; light foxing, mostly at edges of plates). Lisboa: Sociedade Typographica Franco-Portugueza, 1862. Very good (+).
40pp. 24mo, original printed wrappers; (wrappers very lightly soiled, otherwise very good). Rio de Janeiro: Eduardo & Henrique Laemmert, (1865). "An account of Lincoln's assassination and funeral, beginning with his forebodings when he left Springfield. Concludes with a brief biography." Monaghan 3796. One of two publications in Portuguese published in Brazil in 1865 on Abraham Lincoln.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Illus. 2 Vols. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w., corners bumped on both volumes, otherwise very good. New York: Columbia University Press, (1972, 1976). Volume One: From Lusitania to Empire. Volume Two: From Empire to Corporate State.
London: William Faden, 1780. Sea chart. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 20" x 27.5". Beautiful detailed map of the coast of Iberia and northern Africa, with rhumb lines and depths. Offsetting to Mediterranean section.