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Saudade macua (poemas).

FERREIRA, Jorge.

Published by Lisbon, Agência-Geral do Ultramar, 1971., 1971
Soft cover
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4°, original illustrated wrappers (minor soiling on lower wrapper; one corner bumped). Slightly browned. In very good to fine condition. 76 pp., (1, 1 blank ll.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this collection of poetry, winner of the Prémio Camilo Pessanha in 1969, awarded by the Agência Geral do Ultramar. Page 73 has a brief vocabulary of Macua (Makhuwa or Makua), a Bantu language of northern Moçambique spoken in the Nampula province, north of the Zambezi River. The author was a native of Moçambique; this was his first book of poetry (p. 9).*** Moser and Ferreira, New Bibliography of the Lusophone Literatures of Africa, nº 2637. Porbase locates a copy each at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Universidade de Lisboa, and Universidade do Porto. Copac locates a copy each at British Library, School of Oriental and African Studies, and Manchester University. Bookseller Inventory # 21378

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Title: Saudade macua (poemas).

Publisher: Lisbon, Agência-Geral do Ultramar, 1971.

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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