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Livro das Ilhas. Direcção, leitura, prefácio e notas de José Pereira da Costa.

Published by Angra do Heroísmo, Região Autónoma dos Açores / Secretaria Regional da Educação e Cultura and Funchal: Região Autónoma da Madeira / Secretaria Regional do Turismo e Cultura, 1987., 1987
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Large folio (41 x 33 cm.), publisher's cloth with dust jacket. Printed in red and black throughout, double columns, on IA Vergê creme paper of 100 g./m.2. Weighs 6.092 kg. Slight diagonal crease of 16 cm. to rear of dust jacket. Otherwise as new. (4 ll.), 630 pp., (3 ll.), illustrations in text, color facsimiles tipped in, 2 color plates. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this important work for the history and geography of the Portuguese discoveries, transcribed from manuscripts in the Torre do Tombo, with information on the discovery and early exploration of the Cabo Verde Islands, the Madeira Islands, Northwest Africa, and the Açores. An extremely useful analytical index occupies pp. 543-630. José Pereira da Costa (Angra do Heroísmo, 1922-Funchal, 2010), historian and conservator of books and manuscripts, was director of the Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo (1966-1988), director of the Arquivo Distrital do Funchal, and at the time of his death president of the Centro de Estudos de História do Atlântico (CEHA).*** Porbase locates six copies in Portuguese libraries and two at the Centro Cultural-Paris of the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. Not located in Copac. KVK (44 databases searched) locates only the copies cited by Porbase. Melvyl locates a single copy, at the Bancroft Library. Not located in Catnyp. Bookseller Inventory # 10148

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Title: Livro das Ilhas. Direcção, leitura, prefácio...

Publisher: Angra do Heroísmo, Região Autónoma dos Açores / Secretaria Regional da Educação e Cultura and Funchal: Região Autónoma da Madeira / Secretaria Regional do Turismo e Cultura, 1987.

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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