Epicos brasileiros. Nova edição.

VARNHAGEN, Francisco Adolpho de, Visconde do Porto Seguro, editor.

Published by [Title page verso] Lisbon, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1845.
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12°, contemporary tree sheep (worn at extremities, foot of spine defective), smooth spine gilt, citron lettering piece, gilt letter, marbled endleaves. Internally very good to fine; overall in good to very good condition. 449 pp., (1 l. errata). *** First and only edition of this collection of José Basilio da Gama's O Uraguay and José de Santa Rita Durão's O Caramaru, with extensive notes and a five-page postscript by Varnhagen, the great Brazilian historian and diplomat.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 877: "The subtitle 'nova edição' implies that these are new editions of the poems and not a second edition of the Epicos which was printed once only. The book is highly valued because of its notes which begin on page 387." Blake II, 373. Innocêncio II, 320. Palau 97317. Bellido 11ª (Bellido 11 is surely a ghost). Horch 50. Rodrigues 2418: "scarce." Porbase locates four copies: two in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, and two in the Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra. Copac repeats British Library and adds Leeds University. NUC: CtY, MH, WU, CSt, ICN; listing no other editions. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Epicos brasileiros. Nova edição.
Publisher: [Title page verso] Lisbon, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1845.

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