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O Fado. Ensaios sôbre um problema etnográfico-folclórico.

FORTES, José Maciel Ribeiro.

Published by Porto, Companhia Portuguesa Editora, [1926?]., 1926
Soft cover
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8°, recent crimson half morocco, spine with raised bands in five compartments, gilt letter, original printed wrappers (spotted) bound in. Some browning. In very good condition. Author's signed and dated(1926) five-line presentation inscription to António Arroio on title page. 203 pp., (1 l.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION? The full title appears only on the printed wrapper; the title page reads, "Ensaios sôbre um problema etnográfico-folclórico." Discusses the origins of the fado, its elements, influences on it, and its value for the study of ethnography and folklore.Provenance: António José Arroio (Porto, 1856-1934), educated as an engineer, became inspector do ensino elementar comercial e industrial in 1890, a position he held until 1926, when he became a member of the Conselho de Obras Públicas. He published extensively on sculpture, painting, literature, and music. The Escola Secundária Artística António Arroio is named after him. See Grande enciclopédia III, 372-3.*** Porbase locates two copies, both at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. KVK (44 databases searched) adds Romanistik Universität-Bonn. Bookseller Inventory # 22274

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Title: O Fado. Ensaios sôbre um problema ...

Publisher: Porto, Companhia Portuguesa Editora, [1926?].

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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