Historia da America portugueza, desde o anno de mil e quinhentos do seu descobrimento, até o de mil e setecentos e vinte e quatro : offerecida a'magestade augusta del rey D. Joaõ V, Nosso Senhor / composta por Sebastiaõ da Rocha Pitta, fidalgo da casa de Sua Magestade ...

Author
Rocha Pita, Sebastião da, 1660-1738 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Portuguese
Published/​Created
Lisboa Occidental : Na officina de Joseph Antonio da Sylva, impressor da Academia Real, MDCCXXX [1730]
Description
[28], 716 p. ; 31 cm (fol.)

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Printer
Rare books genre
Notes
  • First edition of the first history of Brazil written by a Brazilian.
  • "Com todas as licenças necessarias."
  • Signatures: [*]⁴ 2*⁴ 3*⁶ A-4O⁴ 4P-5D².
  • Large paper copy; title page in red and black, with half-title, side notes, catchwords; historiated and decorative initials.
  • Includes index.
Provenance
Princeton copy 1 Has booklabel of C.H. Soltau. From the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (inscribed "MHC.")
Source acquisition
Princeton copy 1 Purchased in part with funds from the Program in Latin American Studies.
References
  • Barbosa Machado, D. Bibliotheca lusitana, III, p. 700
  • Palha, F. Catalogue de la bibliothèque de m. Fernando Palha, 4266
  • Palau y Dulcet (2. ed.) 271853
  • Rodrigues, J.C. Bib. brasiliense, 2112
  • Sabin 72300
  • Holmes, R.E.V. Bibliographical and historical description of the rarest books in the Oliveira Lima collection, 130
  • Palha, F. Catalogue de la bibliothèque de m. Fernando Palha, 4266
Place name(s)
Portugal Lisbon.
OCLC
20041280
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