Novo almanach de lembranças luso-brasileiro para o anno de 1886. Supplemento (com 237 artigos e ornado de gravuras).

CORDEIRO, Antonio Xavier Rodrigues.

Published by Lisbon, Livraria de Antonio Maria Pereira, (1886)., 1886
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8°, publisher's blue cloth, elaborately black- and gilt-stamped (some wear); pink pastedowns and flyleaves with publisher's and other advertisements. Numerous wood-engravings in text. Some offsetting from flyleaves on first and final leaves. In very good condition. 175, (1) pp., (8 ll.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. A supplement to the main volume for 1886, including more poems, anecdotes and puzzles, many illustrated with wood engravings. Sample topics: British laws concerning slavery (pp. 33-34); Minas Geraes (pp. 43-48); remedies against cholera; Rousseau; Mary Stuart; Nicholas Flamel; origin of the Angolan word "Quigundo"; and the city of Espirito Santo de Pão d'Alho in Pernambuco (pp. 171-4).The Novo almanach de lembrancas, first published in 1851, was founded by Alexandre de Castilho. Rodrigues Cordeiro joined in 1861, and took over publication in 1872, after Castilho's death. After Rodrigues Cordeiro's death the Novo almanach was continued by his nephew and then his nephew's son, until at least 1920.Antonio Xavier Rodrigues Cordeiro (Cortes, near Leiria, 1819-1896, Lisbon) was a noted poet and journalist. With some of his fellow students at Coimbra, he published in 1844 Trovador, an anthology.*** Cf. Os sucessores de Zacuto: o almanque na Biblioteca Nacional 713, listing the complete run as 1872-1932 (published 1871-1931). Innocêncio I, 299-300; VIII, 321; XX, 150; XXII, 387-91; Fonseca, Aditamentos p. 67. Not located in Union List of Serials. Not located in Porbase, which cites the Novo Almanach for 1850, 1866, 1871, and 1903. Copac lists a series with this title for 1851-1871, by Alexandre Magno de Castilho with Rodrigues Cordeiro, and another series 1872-1925; both are at British Library. NUC: DLC, NcU (without specifying holdings of each). Bookseller Inventory # 23493

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Title: Novo almanach de lembranšas luso-brasileiro ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Livraria de Antonio Maria Pereira, (1886).

Publication Date: 1886

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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