CHRONICA DA ANTIQUISSIMA PROVINCIA DE PORTUGAL DA ORDEM DOS EREMITAS DE S.AGOSTINHO BISPO DE HIPPONIA, & PRINCIPAL DOUTOR DE INGEJA. PARTE PRIMERA.

Lisbon: Manoel da Sylva, 1642. [4],372,[6] leaves. Folio. Contemporary mottled calf. Covers and spine worn, top hinge weak. Kimbolton Castle booklabel with shelfmark on front pastedown, contemporary inscription on front free endpaper. Light occasional foxing and age toning. A good copy. Item #WRCAM35367

An ecclesiastical history of the Augustinian Order in Portugal, the oldest Province in that country. A second part was published in 1656. The entire text is printed within a double-rule border, with occasional side notes inserted between the lines. Befitting this extensive history, the royal arms of Portugal are engraved on the titlepage and a fine engraved portrait of St. Augustine is included at the beginning of the first part of the text. AZEVEDO 2582. PALHA 2474. WELSH 1349. SILVA I:243.

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