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Machado de Mendonca, Jorge Francisco (1726-1767) Pelo Breve Memorial.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Machado de Mendonca, Jorge Francisco (1726-1767) Pelo Breve Memorial. Lisbon: Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1761.
First and only edition, folio, in two parts, bound in contemporary Portuguese brown mottled sheepskin, the royal arms of Portugal stamped in gilt on both boards, within a gilt rolled-tool compartment ornamented with decorative tools at each corner, spine ornamented and ruled in gold, edges sprinkled red, the binding intact, entire, and unrepaired, with a few minor puncture-type worm holes in the spine and a minor wax spill on the top right corner of the back board, dripping onto the spine, ex libris Luiz Vasques de Cunha e Ataide, second Conde de Povolide (1697-1761) on verso of title page, one wormhole in text, marginal notes in pencil and red and black ink, 13 1/4 x 9 in.
This work is a history of the Hospital de Todos os Santos in Lisbon; it is the only work listed by this author in Worldcat, which shows two locations worldwide for the title.
Estimate $600-800

A-T4 (with T4 final blank)


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Lisbon, Jorge Francisco, Pelo Breve Memorial, decorative tools, Portugal, Luiz Vasques de Cunha, Santos

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