Lisbon. 1757. 8pp. Small quarto. 20th-century paper boards with red cloth spine. Extremities rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Some wear and loss to endpapers. Some minor worming at center of text block, affecting several letters of text on each leaf; reinforced with tissue. Lightly foxed. Good. Item #WRCAM46032
A Portuguese newsletter, announcing a great battle fought at the Straits of Gibraltar against the Moors and the Barbary pirates of Algiers during the Seven Years' War. The Seven Years' War saw most of Europe, North America, and parts of India and Africa involved in global military conflict. This work describes a naval battle off the coast of Spain. A series of these newsletters about the war were issued in Lisbon in 1756-58. Only four copies in OCLC, none in North America.