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Caixa de amendoas. Versos que dançam o fox-trot, o tango e a maxixe.

GUIMAR├ES, Luis de Oliveira.

Published by Lisbon, Empresa "Alma Nova", 1926., 1926
Soft cover
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8°, original illustrated wrappers (slightly soiled and worn). Uncut. Light browning. In good to very good condition. Author's signed and dated seven-line presentation inscription on the second (half title) leaf recto: "Ao Martins Barata // ao seu belo talento // e sua boa amizade // off. // Luiz d'Oliveira Guimarães // [illeg.] // 1926". 104 pp., (1 l.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this collection of poems. Luis de Abreu Alarcão de Oliveira Guimarães (b. Espinhal, Penela, 1901), a lawyer and journalist, also wrote many pieces for the theater. His first literary work, a book of poems entitled Bonecas que amam, appeared in 1921.Provenance: inscribed to the painter Jaime Martins Barata (1899-1970), noted for his important work in watercolors. (See Pamplona Dicionário de pintores e escultores portugueses [1988] IV, 85-86).*** On the author, see Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, IV, 97-8; Grande enciclopédia XIX, 405; and Rebello, 100 anos de teatro português p. 82-83. Porbase locates two complete copies, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, and the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, and a copy lacking the title page "autografado pelo autor" in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Hollis, which cites 20 works by this author, the earliest being published in 1932, 1940 and 1942. Not located in Orbis, which cites one work by this author. Not located in Copac. Not located in NUC. Bookseller Inventory # 22828

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Title: Caixa de amendoas. Versos que danšam o ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Empresa "Alma Nova", 1926.

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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