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Goa - Rainha do Oriente. / Goa - Queen of the East. [Signed By The Author]

by Penrose, Boies

Condition: Very Good-Very Good + /No Jacket

Lisboa: Universidade De Coimbra. 1960. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good-Very Good +. 119 (2), b&w frontis; Introducao/Introduction: Armando Cortesao; A conqista e perda de Goa/The Conquest and Loss of Goa; O estabelecimento da Metropole/The Metropolis Established; Aspectos culturais do seculo XVI/Cultural Outlook in the XVI Century; Goa a volta de 1600/Goa about 1600; O Hospital Real e outras grandes construcoes/The Royal Hospital and Other Large Buildings; A Rua Direita/The Rua Direita; Outros edificios religiosos principais/Other Main Religious Buildings; A vida na Cidade de Goa/Life in the City of Goa; Populacao/Population; A ostentacao dos goeses/Ostentation of the Goanese; Causas da decadencia de Goa/Causes of Goa's Decline; Una nota sobre as fontes/A Note on the Sources; Bibliografia/Bibliography with b&w illustrations. Bilingual Edition: Portugese/English on facing pages. First Edition, 1960: Comemoracoes do V centenario da morte do infante d. Henrique - Comissao Ultramarina-. Inscribed to the well-regarded scholar George Kish by the Author on ffep. Slightly bumped front fore-edge corners with lightly age-toned text block edges, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon boards with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

T.R. Fehrenbach was born in San Benito, Texas in 1925 and graduated from Princeton University in 1947. He has been a contributor to many publications, including Esquire, The Atlantic, The Saturday Evening Post, and The New Republic. He is the author of the best-selling Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans and Fire and Blood: A History of Mexico , among other works. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife, Lillian.


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