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Viterbo, Joaquim de Santa Rosa de (1744-1822) Elucidario das Palavras, Termos, e Frases, que em Portugal Antiguamente se Usarao, e que

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2764B
Lot:
407
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$615$500

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

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Viterbo, Joaquim de Santa Rosa de (1744-1822) Elucidario das Palavras, Termos, e Frases, que em Portugal Antiguamente se Usarao, e que Hoje Regularmente se Ignorao. Lisbon: Simao Thaddeo Ferreira, 1798.
First edition, two parts bound in one folio volume, volume two printed on blue paper stock, illustrated with five engraved plates showing numbers and letters as they appear in early manuscripts and twenty-two text illustrations; bound in contemporary tan morocco with William Stuart's (1798-1874) arms in gilt on both boards, the spine with Portuguese-style gilt decoration, two red lettering pieces; ex libris Sir Thomas Phillipps, with his MHC mark in pencil, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
A valuable work on archaic Portuguese words.
Estimate $1,000-1,200


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Portugal, Lisbon, Thomas Phillipps, William Stuart

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