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Bidding Information
Lot #    8824
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 10:28:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Fiel copia das relacoes
Author    [First Ed.] Joao dos Prazeres, Fr., editor
City    Lisbon
Publisher    Miguel Manescal da Costa
Publication Date    1750
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. 52 pp., 198:141 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in later marbled paper boards.
   Two detailed, eyewitness accounts of events in the Holy Land. The first (pp. 3-24) describes an uprising in 1746 of the people of Jerusalem against the Catholics. The second (pp. 33-52) describes the persecution of Catholics, notably Franciscans, at the instigation of the Greek Orthodox, in Jerusalem and Damascus in 1748. It is preceded by several letters introducing the account (pp. 25-32). Joao dos Prazeres (1648-1709) was one of P. Antonio Vieira's most notable disciples; of his principal work, Principe dos Patriarchas S. Bento, only the first two volumes were published.
   Ameal 1835. Not in Palha. Not in Azevedo-Samod es or Avila-Perez. Not located in NUC.
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Other:    Portugal
History:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Portuguese
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica