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Portuguese Imprints in Contemporary Bindings, 1746-1802, Four Volumes.

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2764B
Lot:
342
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$523$425

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

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Portuguese Imprints in Contemporary Bindings, 1746-1802, Four Volumes.
Definicoes, e Estatutos dos Cavalleiros, e Freires da Ordem de Nosso Senhor Jesus Christ, Lisbon: Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1746, folio, illustrated with four full page woodcuts of crosses for different ecclesiastical garments, printed in red, title page printed in red and black, bound in contemporary undecorated mottled sheepskin, 11 x 7 1/4 in.
Manoel Joze Soares de Brito's O Cavalheiro Christao Dialogo, Lisbon: Pedro Ferreira, 1761, octavo, frontispiece, title printed in red and black, bound in full contemporary red morocco, tooled in gilt on boards and spine, marbled endleaves, a.e.g.; intact and unrestored, some internal tears to the occasional text leaf, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.
Luiz Rafael Soye's Sonho Poema Erotico, Lisbon: Francisco Luiz Ameno, 1786, octavo, lacking the engraved portrait, engraved vignette on title and head- and tail-pieces throughout all printed in different colored inks: blue, red, green, and sepia; bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated sheepskin, flat spine with red lettering piece, some minor worming to contents, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.
[and] Cultos de Devocao, e Obsequios, Que se dedicao ao Thamaturgo Portuguez Sto. Antonio de Lisboa, Lisbon: Simao Thaddeo Ferreira, 1802, octavo, engraved frontis, printed music; bound in full contemporary red morocco, ornately tooled in gilt on boards and spine, all edges gilt and gauffered, marbled endleaves, 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (4)
Estimate $700-900

I: [pi]6 (title, four leaves with crosses, dedication), a-g4, A-Z4, Aa4, Bb2.
II: [pi]8, [cross]4, A-Q8 (with Q8 final blank)
III: a-e8, f4, A4, B-H8, I3 (lacking final ?blank)
IV: A-H8.


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Lisbon, Jesus Christ, Pedro Ferreira, Luiz Rafael Soye, Francisco Luiz Ameno, Lisboa

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