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O Cidadão philantropo, ou jornal politico, literario, e recreativo. Nº 8 only.

COUTINHO, João de Azevedo Sá].

Published by (Braga, , November 1836)., 1836
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4°, disbound. Clean and crisp. Overall fine. Pp. 185-212. *** Eighth and final issue of the first monthly periodical published in Braga; it was established in April 1836 by Azevedo Sá Coutinho. At first it was edited in Braga but printed in Porto, but this issue seems to have been printed in Braga. Among the contributions are essays on politics and literature, a dialogue between Eratostratus and Demetrius of Phalera regarding statues in Athens, a description of a new printing press at Braga, a translation of a poem by Victor Hugo (pp. 198-200, an elegy beginning "Sobre esta palma, com que as auras brincão"), and an anecdote about Napoleon.João de Azevedo Sá Coutinho (1811-1854) was a Miguelista who retreated to Braga when the constitutionalists came to power in 1834, and stayed there until he took part in the reaction against the September revolution in 1837. In 1842 he served in the Cortes; later he fought on behalf of the Junta do Porto.*** Innocêncio III, 297: published at Porto and then Braga, 1835-1837; VI, 265. Rafael and Santos, Jornais e revistas portugueses do séc. XIX, 986: giving the title as "Filantropo" rather than "Philantropo," calling for 8 issues (April-November 1836), and citing a complete run at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Lopes de Oliveira, Imprensa bracarense pp. 59-60. Not in Universidade de Coimbra, Publicações periódicas portuguesas. Not in Union List of Serials. See Agenor Lopes de Oliveira, O Primeiro jornal bracarense "O cidadão philantropo," Braga, 1971. Porbase calls for 8 issues and locates a copy each at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, the Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto, and the Universidade de Coimbra; it is not clear whether all these are complete. Not located in Copac. Not located in NUC. Bookseller Inventory # 20339

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Title: O Cidadão philantropo, ou jornal politico, ...

Publisher: (Braga, , November 1836).

Publication Date: 1836

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