8°, contemporary sheep (worn, especially at corners; spine defective), text block edges sprinkled blue-green, old off-white paper label at head of spine (lettering faded). Internally very good. Overall in good condition. Small white ticket (1.5 x 2.1 cm.) with serrated edges and "67-I // 33" in old ink manuscript tipped on to lower inner corner of rear cover. 110 pp., (1 blank l.). *** First Edition in Portuguese? Surely the First Brazilian Edition. The original novella in French appeared in 1800.Printing began in Bahia in 1811. The first printer was Manoel Antonio da Silva Serva (Cerva, Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes-Bahia 1819). After his death, his widow continued to run the press, along with his son-in-law, José Teixeira de Carvalho. It was the only press in Bahia until 1823, and continued to operate until 1846.Charles-Antoine-Guillaume Pigault de l'Espinoy, better known as Pigault-Lebrun (1753-1835), was a French novelist and playwright. He wrote more than twenty plays, and a large number of novels, the first of which appeared in 1787. His ?uvres complètes were published in twenty volumes between 1822 and 1824, but much of his work is subsequent to this collection.*** No edition in Innocêncio. Not in Gonçalves Rodrigues, A tradução em Portugal. Not in JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books. This edition not located in Porbase, which notes only a single copy of a Lisbon, 1835 edition. No Portuguese language edition located in Copac. This edition not located in KVK (44 databases searched); the only Portuguese language edition located was the Lisbon, 1835 edition cited by Porbase. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Monsieur de Kinglin, ou a Presciencia. ...
Publisher: Bahia, Na Impressão da Viuva Serva, 1829.
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