Instrucçam, que o Conde de Vimioso . da a seu filho D. Francisco Joseph Miguel de Portugal, ...

Instrucçam, que o Conde de Vimioso . da a seu filho D. Francisco Joseph Miguel de Portugal, fundada nas acçoens moraes, politicas, e militares dos Condes de Vimioso seus ascendentes.

PORTUGAL, José Miguel Joao de, 9º Conde de Vimioso, 3º Marques de Valença.

Published by Lisbon, Na Officina de Miguel Rodrigues, Impressor do Eminentissimo Senhor Cardeal Patriarcha, 1741., 1741
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8°, contemporary calf (extremities worn), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, red morocco lettering piece in second compartment from head (defective in top and much of bottom compartments), edges sprinkled red. Attractively printed on excellent quality paper with nice woodcut head- and tailpieces and woodcut initials. Internally very fine. Overall in very good condition. Contemporary inscription scored at top of recto of front free endleaf. Slightly later ownership inscription below of António Lourenço Saldanha. (11 ll., 1 blank l.), 93 pp., (1 blank l.). *** FIRST EDITION; it appeared again in 1744 and 1745. The ninth Conde de Vimioso instructs his son by giving a biography of each of the first seven condes. The first conde (created by a Carta Regia of 1515), an illegitimate son of D. Afonso, Bishop of Évora, participated in the conquest of North Africa. The second Conde de Vimioso and his son (the future third conde) were with D. Sebastiao at Alcácer-Quibir. The fifth Conde was involved with the recapture of Bahia from the Dutch in 1625 (see pp. 56-57), and with the Restauraçao. The author of this work (1706-1775) was a member of the Conselho of D. Joao V and a member of the Academia Real de Historia.*** Innocêncio V, 74: without collation. Barbosa Machado II, 878-79: without collation. Pinto de Mattos p. 513: without collation. Not in JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books. Not in Palha. Not in Azevedo-Samodaes, Ameal or Monteverde. Grande Enciclopédia XXXVI, 167-72. Not in NUC, which lists other works by the author. Porbase locates three copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and one each at Biblioteca Central da Marinha and Exército - Biblioteca. Copac repeats the British Library. KVK (51 databases searched) repeats the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and the copies cited by Porbase. Bookseller Inventory # 25541

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Title: Instrucçam, que o Conde de Vimioso . da a ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Na Officina de Miguel Rodrigues, Impressor do Eminentissimo Senhor Cardeal Patriarcha, 1741.

Publication Date: 1741

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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