Origem verdadeira do Conde D. Henrique, soberano independente de Portugal, e por Varonia da Casa de Borgonha Ducado, terceiro neto de Hugo Capeto, Rei de França, neto segundo de Roberto o Devoto .

FIGUEIREDO, Manoel de.

Published by Lisbon, Na Officina Patriarcal de Francisco Luiz Ameno, 1789., 1789
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4°, twentieth-century quarter sheep over decorated boards (ca. 1980?), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments (slight rubbing to bands), gilt author and short-title in second and fourth compartments, decorated endleaves, top edges rouged, other edges uncut, red silk ribbon place marker, old plain wrappers bound in. Small typographical vignette on title page. Typographical headpiece on p. 3. Genealogical tables in text. A few small light dampstains, more pronounced on title page and next few leaves. Overall in good to very good condition. Old signature of José Joaquim Poças on title page. Later circular purple stamp 5 cm. in diameter of João de Villanova de Vasconcellos Correa de Barros of Vidigueira on front wrapper. Bookplate of J.[osé] Pinto Ferreira. 48 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this work on Portuguese royal genealogy, showing the descent of the father of the first Portuguese king from the dukes of Burgundy and early kings of France.Figueiredo (died ca. 1794?), a Cistercian monk at Alcobaça, was chronicler for his order in Portugal and the Algarve. He wrote a considerable amount of verse, as well as historical and genealogical works.Provenance: Possibly João de Villanova de Vasconcellos Correa de Barros, an officer in the engineering corps and professor and the Escola Militar, who at the time of his death in 1870 was a brigadier general in the Portuguese army retired to Vidigueira. He wrote Lições de Topografia para a Escola do Exercito. Or, more likely, João de Villanova de Vasconcellos Correa de Barros (born 1877), archeologist, whose birthplace in Vidigueira is now a tourist attraction.J.[osé] Pinto Ferreira, Portuguese army officer, was a distinguished book collector who had significant Camoneana and much on the Restauração, as well as a trove of other books on Portuguese military history and literature. *** Innocêncio V, 430; see also pp. 429-31. See Grande enciclopédia, XI, 313. For the João de Villanova de Vasconcellos Correa de Barros who died in 1870, see Innocêncio IV, 53-4; X, 375; aslo Grande enciclopédia, IV, 304. Porbase locates three copies (one in "mau estado"), all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats British Library only. Bookseller Inventory # 40163

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Title: Origem verdadeira do Conde D. Henrique, ...

Publisher: Lisbon, Na Officina Patriarcal de Francisco Luiz Ameno, 1789.

Publication Date: 1789

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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