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The History of Portugal, from the First Ages of the World, to the Great Revolution, under King John IV, in the Year MDCXL. Written in Spanish by Emanuel de Faria y Sousa, Knight of the Order of Christ. Translated and continued down to this present year, 1698, by Capt. John Stevens

Faria y Sousa, Emanuel de; Captain John Stevens

Published by W. Rogers and Abel Roper, London, 1698
Condition: g+ Hardcover
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Octavo. [24], 1-200, 209-572, [20]pp (Table of contents). Contemporary blind-stamped spotted calf neatly rebacked, with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. Monumental history of Portugal written by renown Portuguese historian and poet, Emanuel de Faria y Sousa (1590-1649) and continued by John Stevens (1662-1726), English captain, Hispanist and translator, better known for his translation of Don Quixote in 1700. This work is complete despite the jump in pagination between page 200 and page 209. Some rubbing along edges of covers. Minor and sporadic offsetting and foxing throughout. Binding in overall good, interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 35536

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Title: The History of Portugal, from the First Ages...

Publisher: W. Rogers and Abel Roper, London

Publication Date: 1698

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+

Edition: First English language edition.

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