The Lusiad; or, The Discovery of India. An Epic Poem

Camoens, Luis de and William Mickle

Published by Jackson and Lister, Oxford, 1778
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Full leather, 27 cm., The second edition with frontispiece and fold out map intact. Several hundred pages on the history of Portuguese Asia and the discovery of India before the epic poem. Leather is tree calf, spine is labeled Mickle's Lusiad and the front board is held by two cords of three. Pencil inscription on front end paper dated 1830. Original subscribers to this work included Oliver Goldsmith, David Garrick, Dr. Johnson, Mrs. Thrale and James Boswell. A much anticipated work by one of the first Anglo Portuguese scholars. Bookseller Inventory # 76091

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Title: The Lusiad; or, The Discovery of India. An ...

Publisher: Jackson and Lister, Oxford

Publication Date: 1778

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 2nd Edition.

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