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Mauran, G. (fl. circa 1766) Aviso a' Gente do Mar Sobre a sua Saude.

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2764B
Lot:
307
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$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Mauran, G. (fl. circa 1766) Aviso a' Gente do Mar Sobre a sua Saude. Lisbon: Joao Antonio da Silva, 1794.
First Portuguese edition, octavo, rare, three copies listed in Worldcat; bound in contemporary full red morocco gilt extra, with the royal arms of Portugal gilt-tooled on both boards within a large rolled-tool border, gilt-tooled and lettered spine in fancy compartments, gilt and gauffered edges, ex libris Harrison D. Horblit, with his book ticket; some worming to top compartment of spine, with loss to the center of the top panel, headcap still present and in place, similar but lesser damage at the foot, 7 3/4 x 5 in.
This work, a treatise of medical advice for sailors, was first written and published in French in 1766.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

[pi]4, **-****4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Iii4.


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Harrison D. Horblit, Joao Antonio da Silva, Lisbon, Portugal

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