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Title: Naufragio, e lastimoso successo da perdiša§ de Manoel de Sousa de Sepulveda, e dona Lianor de Sß, sua mulher, e filhos, vindo da India para este Reyno na nßo chamada o galia§ grande S. Joa§, que se perdeo no cabo de Boa-Esperanša, na terra do Natal; e a perigrinaša§, que tivera§ rodeando terras de Cafres, mais de 300 legoas, tÚ sua morte; composto em verso herˇico, e octaua rima por Jeronimo Corte Real.
Description: Lisboa, Na Typografia Rollandiana, 1783. sm 8vo. Contemp. full dark clf., spine in 6 compartments with gilt floral ornaments, w. red spine label, gilt. [n8, A - Y8]. (XVI, 351 , I (blank) pp.). (Upper paste down and free endp. w. 20th c. pencil annotations; idem in ink in an older hand.). righthand blank margin of upper free endp. over 1 cm. torn off.). (All edges red.). South African Bibl. vol. I, p. 633: Mendelssohn's SAB vol. II, p. 338/9 (under Manoel de Sousa), ed. 1594. 'Narrative of the disastrous shipwreck and ultimate fate of Manoel de Sousa de Sepulveda, of Donna Leonora, his wife, and their children on their voyage from India to Portugal, on board the great galleon "Saint John", which was lost at the Cape of Good Hope on the Coast of Natal. Together with an account of the journey which they made throughout the land of the Kaffirs for more than 300 leagues, until their death. Composed in heroic verse and octave rhyme by Corte Real.': Palau IV, 63005: Da Salva I, nr. 551, note: Brunet II, p. 310, note: The original edition of 1594 was reprinted in 1783 and 1840.

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