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Title: De Lusiade van Louis CamoŽns; Heldendicht in X. Zangen. Naer het Fransch door Lambertus Stoppendaal Pieters Zoon
Description: Middelburg/Amsterdam, Willem Abrahams/G. Warnars, 1777. 8vo. W engr. vignet on title ['C.Kaijser, del.'& 'L.Brasser, sculp.'] and 10 engr.pls. hors texte [1 plate for each Canto, placed at the beginning of each Canto]. Contemp. marbled brds., orange title shield, gilt., covers sl. rubb. Upper outer hinge w. some chips and loss of part of the title shield. [n2, *8, **4, A-Z8, Aa8, Bb2]. (IV, XXIV, 405, I (errata) pp.). (Some light spotting here and there). (Upper free endp. an inscription in ink, 18th c., giving the Dutch translation title and translator's name; On the half title / French title an inscription and annotations in ink, early 19th century.). A very good copy in its original marbled brds. Frederiks / vd. Branden, p. 763, only mention a 1778 edition: Van der Aa, vol. 10, S, p. 320: The Lusiade contains, in verse, the discovery of the Indies by the Portuguese.

Keywords: Portugal 17th poetry history illustrated books engravings vignettes CC collation formula

Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 4760