Lot 45:

CARDOSO (Luis). DICCIONARIO Geografico. Lisboa. 1747.

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DICCIONARIO Geografico. Ou Noticia Historica de todas as Cidades, Villas, Lugares, e Aldeas, Rios, Ribeiras, e Serras dos Reynos de Portugal, e Algarve, com todas as cousas raras, que nelles se encontrão, assim antigas, como modernas. Lisboa: Na Regia Officina Sylviana, 1747.

1 [of 2] v.; 4.º; [44], 754 pp.; 305 mm.

FIRST and only edition of this work that did not complete its publication. According to Inocêncio, it was “an important work, which contains detailed news […], generally interesting, and the result of long investigations in the localities, many of them provided by the respective parish priests and magistrates”. Rare Innocent, v. 5, p. 279