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Saint-Cyran, Paul-Edme Crublier de (1738-1793) Calculo das Pensoes Vitalicias por Saint-Cyran, Traduzido em Portuguez e Dedicado a Sua

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2764B
Lot:
358
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$800$650

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

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Saint-Cyran, Paul-Edme Crublier de (1738-1793) Calculo das Pensoes Vitalicias por Saint-Cyran, Traduzido em Portuguez e Dedicado a Sua Serenissmo Principe do Brazil, Nosso Senhor. Lisbon: Regia Officina Typografica, 1797.
Folio, with twenty-seven folding typographical tables bound after the text, ornately bound in full contemporary Portuguese red morocco, with the large gilt-stamped royal arms of Joao VI (1769-1826), King of Portugal and Prince of Brazil on both boards, within a rolled tool compartment, spine gilt tooled in compartments with floral motifs, green lettering piece, gilt and gauffered edges, marbled endleaves, unrepaired and intact, 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Joao VI was forced to flee Portugal for Brazil in 1807, when Napoleon invaded. He did not return to Lisbon until 1822.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

[pi]2(title, first leaf of dedication), B-M2, A-L2, A-F2, 27 folding tables.


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Brazil, Lisbon, Portugal, Joao VI, Napoleon

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