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Cinco Annos d'emigração na Inglaterra, na Belgica e na França.

LAGO, Antonio Bernardino Pereira do.

Published by Lisbon, Imprensa Nacional, 1834., 1834
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2 volumes in 1. 8°, early boards (worn), speckled paper spine (cracked and chipping) with manuscript paper label. Minor stains, but overall in very good condition. Seven-line pencil note in an early hand on p. 201 about the glory days of July. 286 pp.; (1 l.), 287-555 pp., (1 l. errata). Pagination and quire signatures are continuous. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Written as a series of letters to his wife, the Cinco annos de emigração describes the author's travels to England (Falmouth, Plymouth, Exeter, Windsor, Bath, and Bristol; London, pp. 33-90 and pp. 300-428), Belgium (Brussels, Bruges, Waterloo), and France (Paris, pp. 99-244). As one might expect of a military engineer, he is particularly interested in arsenals, mines, hospitals, transportation, gas lighting, public health, etc.Antonio Bernardino Pereira do Lago (Torres Novas, date unknown-Lisbon 1847) was a military engineer and a member of the Commissão de Liquidição da Divida aos Militares, created in 1834. He also published Estatistica historica-geographica da provincia do Maranhão, Lisbon, 1822, and Carta da costa da provincia do Maranhão, 1823 (?).*** Innocêncio I, 97. Porbase locates four copies: three at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and another at the Biblioteca Central da Marinha. Copac repeats British Library. Bookseller Inventory # 25181

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Title: Cinco Annos d'emigração na Inglaterra, na ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Imprensa Nacional, 1834.

Publication Date: 1834

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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