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Echos de Pariz.

QUEIROZ, [JosÚ Maria de] Eša de.

Published by Porto, Livraria Chardron, 1905., 1905
Soft cover
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8°, original yellow printed wrappers (some soiling; head and foot of spine slightly defective; split of ca. 3 cm. between front cover and spine at head). Front cover and title page printed in red and black, with small publisher's vignette. Half title printed in red. Light browning. Uncut. In good to very good condition. Small oblong white paper label with serrated edges and blue border at foot of spine (shelfmark faded away). Frontispiece portrait, (2 ll.), 241 pp., (1 l.). *** FIRST EDITION in book form of essays that had originally appeared in the Gazeta de notícias of Rio de Janeiro; it was published posthumously and edited by Luís de Magalhães. The essays were written from Bristol and Paris between 1880 and 1893. Subjects include dueling, the Jesuits, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Victor Hugo, Siam, elections in France and Italy, the Franco-Russian alliance, Brazil, Spain, the question of the Caroline Islands, Morocco, Sophocles' Antigone, anarchism, King Umberto I of Italy's interview with Figaro, the Italian monarchy, and more.Guerra da Cal states that some copies have a plate with a photograph of the monument to Eça in Lisbon, while others contain a plate with a photograph of him taken by Guedes de Oliveira, of Porto. The present copy has a photograph of Eça late in life, upper body only, wearing a monocle, right arm resting on a cushion, left hand to face. A facsimile of his signature appears below, and there are some tiny letters at the left base of the cushion (possibly "P.Mar.º gr.").*** Guerra da Cal 1.198. The portrait is not in Soares & Lima, Dicionário de iconografia portuguesa; cf. 1045F for a similar one which appeared in O Occidente, 1903. Bookseller Inventory # 39504

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Title: Echos de Pariz.

Publisher: Porto, Livraria Chardron, 1905.

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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