Lisbon: Manoel da Sylva, 1642. ,372, 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.