Monumento a elevação da Colonia do Brazil a Reino, e ao estabelecimento do triplice Imperio Luso. As obras de Publio Virgilio Maro, traduzidas em verso portuguez, e annotadas por Antonio José de Lima Leitão .

VIRGILIUS MARO, Publius. Antonio José de Lima Leitão, editor and translator.

Published by Rio de Janeiro, Na Typographia Real (volume I) and Na Impressão Regia (volumes II and III), 1818-1819., 1819
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3 volumes. 8°, (volume I): contemporary tree sheep (front joint cracked, head and foot of spine defective, wear to corners, especially upper outer corner), flat spine with crimson leather lettering piece and green leather numbering piece, gilt letter and fillets, marbled endleaves (minor worm traces to pastedowns), text block edges marbled; (volume II and III): mid 19th century tree sheep (several corners and foot of spine of volume II defective, other minor defects), flat spines gilt in romantic style, leather lettering and numbering pieces at head and foot, marbled end leaves. Woodcut vignette on title pages. Overall in good condition. (1 l.), xvii, 221 pp., (1 l. with bookseller's announcement); (3 ll.), ix-xvi, 17-239 pp.; 228 pp. Volume I missing 2 preliminary leaves (pp. xv to xvii supplied in manuscripts, another leaf missing: pp. 211 and 212 of volume 1. *** First Brazilian Edition, and first edition of this translation. Published to celebrate the change in status of Brazil from colony to Kingdom. Volume I contains the Georgics and the Eclogues; volumes II and III, both 1819, contain the Aeneid. Lima Leitão (1787-1856) was born in Lagos (Algarve), and served as a physician with the French and the Portuguese armies before moving to Brazil. In 1816 he was sent from Rio de Janeiro to Mozambique, where he was chief physician, and from there in 1819 to India, to act as Intendente de Agricultura. Lima Leitão also taught medicine in Lisbon and served twice in the Cortes. He published numerous works on medicine and politics, as well as some poetry. *** Valle Cabral 522 and 567. Almeida Camargo and Borba de Moraes, Bibliografia da Impressão Régia do Rio de Janeiro I, nos. 615, 668 and 669; see also Innocêncio I, 171; VIII, 204. Gonçalves Rodrigues, A tradução em Portugal 3451 (without the complete collation, and giving the publication date for the three volumes, in error, as 1818; also without stating the imprint for the final two volumes). Bosch 313. Not in JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books (but JCB has this book). Bookseller Inventory # 39225

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Title: Monumento a elevação da Colonia do Brazil a ...

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Na Typographia Real (volume I) and Na Impressão Regia (volumes II and III), 1818-1819.

Publication Date: 1819

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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