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[RIBEIRO, JOÅO]:
History of Ceylon Presented by Captain John Ribeyro to the King of Portugal, in 1685, Translated from the Portuguese, by the Abbe Le Grand. Re-translated from the French edition, with an Appendix, Containing Chapters Illustrative of the Past and Present Condition of the Island, by George Lee. Colombo, printed at the Government Press, 1847.
. Pp. (viii), 278. With four folding maps or plans, and one folding table in the text. Marginal tears to title and second leave. Text browned and some staining. Contemporary cloth, worn and stained. Recased and repairs to endpapers. Ribeiro, a Portuguese captain stationed in India was sent to Ceylon where he served for many years in the Portuguese army against the Dutch. His vivid account was translated into French by Joachim Le Grand and published in 1701 (Paris). A Portuguese edition was first published in 1836. This English version by George Lee has been enlarged with an appendix. Ribeiro's history comprises a general account of Ceylon followed by a part devoted to the war between the Portugese, the natives and the Dutch.
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Book number: 120541
€  480.00 [Appr.: US$ 543.42 | £UK 408 | JP• 61484]
Catalogue: South Asia
Keywords: South Asia, Ceylon, ceylonese, sri lanka, asia, asien, asiatic, asie, travel, exploration, history,

 [JESUITS]., Risposta ad alcune lettere scritte alcuni giorni addietro e sparse per l'Italia. Genova (Most likely Venice) 1759.
[JESUITS].
Risposta ad alcune lettere scritte alcuni giorni addietro e sparse per l'Italia. Genova (Most likely Venice) 1759.
. Pp. (ii), 52. Beautiful coloured floral end papers. Contemporary vellum, title in mss on spine, r.e. Old library markings. First edition. At least three different variants (with different pagination) have been published. A collection of letters relating to the suppression of the Jesuits in the Portuguese empire in 1759. Includes references to the Portuguese colonies in South America. Bravetti & Granzotto, False Date, 349c.
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Book number: 120366
€  480.00 [Appr.: US$ 543.42 | £UK 408 | JP• 61484]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, jesuits, travel, exploration, portugal, portugese,

 CONDE, JOSÉ ANTONIO / LACROIX DE MARLES, JEAN (Editor & Transl.):, Histoire de la domination des Arabes et des Maures en Espagne et en Portugal, depuis l'invasion de ces peuples jusqu' a leur expulsion définitive; rédigée sur l'histoire traduite de l'arabe en espagnol. Three volumes. Paris, Alexis Eymery, 1825.
CONDE, JOSÉ ANTONIO / LACROIX DE MARLES, JEAN (Editor & Transl.):
Histoire de la domination des Arabes et des Maures en Espagne et en Portugal, depuis l'invasion de ces peuples jusqu' a leur expulsion définitive; rédigée sur l'histoire traduite de l'arabe en espagnol. Three volumes. Paris, Alexis Eymery, 1825.
. Pp. (iv), 504; (iv), 470; (iv), 412, xxxviii, vi. Uncut copy in original decorated boards, with some wear to spine ends. Housed in a special made cloth box. Partly with some light staining. First French edition of Conde's history of the Arab rule in Spain. Josť Antonio Conde (1766-1820) was educated at the university of Alcal‚ and became a member of the Spanish Academy in 1802. This his most important work presents for the first time a complete version of the history of Islamic Spain covering the period from the Arab invasion of Spain in 711 to the expulsion of the latter in 1492. It was posthumously published at Madrid during the years 1820-21. Unusual to find in the original boards. James Monroe: "Islam and the Arabs in Spanish scholarship", pp. 50-52. Palau 59020.
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Book number: 99897
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1358.55 | £UK 1020 | JP• 153709]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, arabia, arabe, arabian,

 
DE SOUSA, JOAO:
Vestigios da lingua arabica em Portugal, ou, lexicon etymologico das palavras, e nomes portuguezes, que tem origem arabica, composto por ordem da Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa. Lisbon, Officina da Academia Real das Sciencias, 1789.
. Small 4to. Pp. xx, 160. Later calf, spine with five raised bands, gilt and with red title label. First edition of the first etymological dictionary to record Portugese words derived from Arabic. De Sousa was born in Damascus, brought up by Syrian Capuchins, and later on became professor of Arabic at Lisabon. Through this work De Sousa wanted to clarify the roots of Portugese words. The dictionary lists alphabetically the Portugese word followed by their equivalent Arabic word or source, transliteration and definition. Palau 320777. Schnurrer 129. Vater p. 291. Zenker i, 55.
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Book number: 99312
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1018.91 | £UK 765 | JP• 115282]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, arabic, arabia, portugese, language, langue, linguistic, asia, asiatic, asien,

 
ZIERVOGEL, EVALD (EDITOR):
Konunga-Riket Portugalls geographie, historie och stats-kunskap. Eller tydelig beskrifning ... Upsala, Lorentz M. Höjer, (1759).
. Pp. (xlii), 416, (2), 34. With two folding engraved maps, two folding plates and 3 folding tables. Contemporary calf. Spine decorated in gilt and with five raised bands and title-label, worn. Leaf 375/76 with minor tear and small loss of text. One more part about Spain was published.
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Book number: 27052
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 249.07 | £UK 187 | JP• 28180]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europa, travels, exploration, exploring, voyage, portugal, history

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