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A Historia dos Descobrimentos Portugueses

by Peres, Damia

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Published
1983
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Porto, Portugal: Vertente, 1983. Hardcover. 454p, image blind stamped to front of dark green boards, illustrated, small residual label to gutter of front free endpaper, else in very good condition, in Portuguese language. The third edition, from 1983.
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image of The Making of an Enterprise: The Society of Jesus in Portugal, Its Empire, and Beyond, 1540-1750

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996. Hardcover. xxxi, 707p., Very good in like dj. From the dust jacket: "Based on more than two decades of research conducted on five continents, this monumental work focuses on the activities of members of the Society of Jesus from its foundation to the eve of its expulsion from the Portuguese world. … Read more
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£48.07
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The Portuguese in India (Vol. 1: 1481-1571; Vol. 2: 1571-1894)

by Danvers, F. C.

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Published
1966
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London: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, 1966. Hardcover. Two volumes, lii,572p. (Vol. 1) & xv, 579p. (Vol. 2), glit title on spine, illustustrated with folded maps, top edges on both volumes heavily foxed/stained else in very good condition.
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The Portuguese Pioneers

by Prestage, Edgar

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Published
1966
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London: Adam & Charles Black, 1966. Hardcover. xiv, 351p., illustrated over blue boards with gilt decorated blind stamped to front cover. Previous owners' names and dates scribbled on first blank page, top edge is inked, side and bottom edges somewhat toned. faded and worn dust jacket. Originally published in 1933, this reprint from 1966.
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Lisbon in the Renaissance: a new translation of the Urbis Olisiponis descriptio

by de Góis, Damião; Jeffrey S. Ruth

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Published
1996
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9780934977364
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New York: Ithaca Press, 1996. Paperback. xlvi, 76., illustrated cover wrap, illustrations, maps, in very good condition.
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image of De Expugnatione Lyxbonensi; The Conquest of Lisbon. Edited from the unique manuscript in Corpus Christie College, Cambridge, with a translation into English

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1936. Hardcover. xii, 201p., publisher's ads, just three illustrations (on inserted coated stock), hardbound in 9x6 inch green buckram boards spine-titled in black small-font, a very good copy: sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of A Knight of the Renaissance: D. Joao de Castro; Soldier, Sailor, Scientist, and Viceroy of India, 1500-1548. With 8 Illustrations

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London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1960. Hardcover. 235p., illustrated with a few scattered period images (site & portrait) and duplicate endsheet maps, hardbound in 9x6 inch red cloth boards spine-titled gilt. A remnant significantly trimmed dust jacket with flap text is laid in, to keep or throw. External titling is very dim, casebinding slightly edgeworn, clean and sound… Read more
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image of Improvising Empire; Portuguese Trade and Settlement in the Bay of Bengal 1500-1700

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1990. Hardcover. xix, 269p., illustrated only with a rather unambitious line-map. Hardbound in 8.5x5.5 inch blue cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the glossy pictorial dust jacket; a very good copy from a well protected collection: sound, clean, unmarked. t. FYI, this may be an early version of a book by same author that appears… Read more
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Ambassador from Venice; Pietro Pasqualigo in Lisbon, 1501

by Weinstein, Donald

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Published
1960
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1960. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 112p., illustrated with facsimiles and two line maps. Rubricated titlepage and chapter heads, presswork on Mohawk Superfine, hardbound in 8x6 inch faux paper-vellum boards decoratively ruled in blind and spine-titled gilt. Enclosing this casing, which is in fine shape, is an old acetate transparency, probably original to this edition; it… Read more
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image of Antonio de Saldanha, His Times and His Achievements. Englished by M. Freire de Andrade

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Lisbon: Centro de Estudos Historicos Ultramarinos, 1962. Paperback. 138p., rubricated titlepage and buff cover, softbound in 9x6 inch yapp-edged wraps. The edges have picked up a couple droplet stains, dust-soil and abrasion wear, item is otherwise sound and entirely clean and unmarked within.
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Albuquerque

by Stephens, H. Morse

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Published
1892
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892. 222p. hardcover, boards mildly scuffed, front hinge re-glued, handwritten marginalia scattered throughout. Ownership inscription is signed "John Le Roy Christian, Major General Staff Corps," dated to August 16 1944 in New Delhi. At the time Christian serving as an American attached to Lord Mountbatten's general staff corps. In the following year Christian was in a… Read more
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The Political Economy of Commerce - Southern India 1500-1650

by Subrahmanyam, Sanjay

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780521371803
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Hardcover. x, 401p., illustrated with scattered tables and line maps, hardcover in blue boards gilt and glossy dust jacket. Review copy with CUP letterhead notice taped to ffep, same page bears a scribble and a stamped numeral. Paperstock is acidic and very toned. Item is also ex library, as heel of dj has a… Read more
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Biombos Namban

by Mendes, Pinto, M. H., Maria Helena Mende

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Published
1988
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Lisbon: Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, 1988. Paperback. 76 pages, glossy wraps, second edition. illustrated, 10x9 inches, Wear to edges, bump to top roight corners, else very good condition, in Portuguese and English. art book of Japanese "biombos Namban" screens brought back to Portugal during the Portuguese years of discovery and visitation to Japan.
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The Rise of the Portuguese Power in India, 1497-1550

by Whiteway, R.S.

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Published
1967
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London: Susil Gupta, 1967. Hardcover. xvi, 357p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, corners bumped else very good later printing in a worn and soiled unclipped dj.
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image of The First Age - of the Portuguese Embassies, Navigations and Peregrinations to the Kingdoms and Islands of Southeast Asia (1509-1521

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Bethesda: Printed [for the author] by Decatur Press Inc, 1968. Hardcover. 136p., illustrated with a folded line map on cardstock, hardcover in 9x6 inch red cloth boards. Sound, clean, and unmarked, a very nice copy.
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'Regent of the Sea': Cannanore's Response to Portuguese Expanision, 1507-1528

by Bouchon, Geneviève; translated by Louise Shackley

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Published
1988
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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1988. Hardcover. xix, 254p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.75 inches, maps, front board stained else good condition in a lightly worn unclipped dj. French Studies in South Asian Culture and Society II.
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image of Twilight of the Pepper Empire: Portuguese trade in southwest India in the early seventeenth century

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1978. Hardcover. ix, 219p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.25 inches, maps, tables, very good condition in an edgeworn unclipped dj. Harvard Historical Studies Volume XCV.
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image of Intrepid Itinerant: Manuel Godinho and his journey from India to Portugal in 1663

Intrepid Itinerant: Manuel Godinho and his journey from India to Portugal in 1663

by Godinho, Manuel; edited with an introduction and notes by John Correia-Afonso; translated by Vitalio Lobo and John Correia-Afonso

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780195625493
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Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1990. Hardcover. xi, 251p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x9 inches, map endpapers, very good condition in like dj.
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image of Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century, According to Portuguese and Spanish Sources. Translated by Michael Smithies

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2006: Orchid Press, Bangkok. Hardcover. First edition of this translation into English, hardcover in 10x7 inch brown boards gilt in the fine color-map dust jacket. Find several more maps, modern monochromes showing the city's water supply &c, one folded. Except that a corner-tip of the folded map is dog-eared, book is simply as new, casebinding and dust jacket both.… Read more
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Goa, as I saw it

by Marini, Emile

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Published
1957
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Fribourg, Switzerland: Les Cahiers de Voyage, 1957. Paperback. 221p., french-fold wraps, 4.75x7.25 inches, illus., wraps worn with impression from a pen doodle on front wrap, pages lightly toned else good condition. Published simultaneously with the French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and Spanish editions. Collectio-Aurea.
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