Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 17

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(BRAZIL.) Durão, José de Santa Rita. Caramurú: poema epico do descubrimento da Bahia. 307, [2] pages. 16mo, contemporary calf, minor wear; minor foxing. Lisbon: Regia Officina, 1781

Additional Details

first edition. An epic poem on the wreck of a Portuguese ship off Bahia, and the massacre of the survivors by Indians. Borba de Moraes, page I:279; Sabin 21416 ("very popular in Brazil, and often reprinted"). One known at auction since 1982.