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BRANDAO, (Ambrosio Fernandes).
DIALOGUES OF THE GREAT THINGS OF BRAZIL. (DIALOGOS DAS GRANDEZAS DO BRASIL). Tanslated and Annotated by Frederick Arthur Holden, William F. Harrison, and Dorothy Winters Welker.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press., 1987.
Nrown cloth. xiv, 385 pp. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. Beige dust jacket has a very light sticker stain to front panel, light sunning to spine; VG+ otherwise. The first translation into English of the 1618 Portuguese work, "the equivalent for Brazil of the writings of Captain Smith for Virginia." - Frederick Holden Hall. Authorship attributed to Ambrosio Fernandes Brandao. "Evidently written to encourage immigration, the DIALOGUES describe the history of the colonization of northeastern Brazil and the agricultural and mineral wealth of the new land. In addition, the author provides information about every aspect of the land and people of the region: georgraphy, history , flora and fauna, scenery." - jacket.
$25.00                          Book Number: 18308                          Order / Enquire



HEMMING, John
RED GOLD. The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians
London: Macmillan, 1978.
Black boards. pp [xxiv], 677, [3] + plates; maps in text at front, indexed. Fine copy, no owner marks. Red dust jacket has some creases, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$19.00                          Book Number: 27605                          Order / Enquire



McGREGOR, (Pedro, with T. Stratton Smith).
THE MOON AND TWO MOUNTAINS. The Myths, Ritual and Magic of Brazilian Spiritism.
London: Souvenir Press, 1966.
Blue boards. 238, (2) pp. 6 double-sided photo plates inserted. Foxing to page edges; else fine. Jacket has tiny chip, rubbing to foot of spine; one inch tear to front panel; VG+, bright o/w. A book about the Brazilian version of voodoo, a mixture of Indian, African, and European beliefs, magic, faith healing.
$19.00                          Book Number: 5560                          Order / Enquire



MIRANDA, Ana
BAY OF ALL SAINTS AND EVERY CONCEIVABLE SIN. Translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.
New York: Viking, 1991.
Cloth & boards. Remainder stripe to lower page edges, else fine. Jacket has small soft creases, minute rubbing to spine tips, else fine. First novel of this Brazilian artist, after two books of poetry. A novel of murder, rebellion, and revenge in 17th century Brazil.
$15.00                          Book Number: 9136                          Order / Enquire



RIDINGS, Eugene
BUSINESS INTEREST GROUPS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRAZIL
Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Octavo, red cloth. pp (2),(xvi),377,(5). Fine copy, without jacket, as issued.
$25.00                          Book Number: 33213                          Order / Enquire



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