a celestial phenomenon over the Seraglio

Nunez, Antonio [i. e., Victorino José da Costa]. Relação do admiravel phenomeno, que appareceo na noyte de 5 de Agosto deste presente anno sobre a Cidade de Constantinopla, es do discurso, que sobre à sua observação fez hum Araba, traduzida do idioma Italiano, e escrita no Portuguez.

Lisbon, Miguel Rodrigues, 1732.

4to. 8 pp. Early 20th c. wrappers, using a contemporary French print as a dust jacket.

 1.800,00

Rare account of a celestial phenomenon observed in the early days of August 1732 over the Seraglio in Constantinople, purportedly accommodating information translated from Arabic first into Italian and then into Portuguese.

Some staining; traces of vertical and horizontal folds trat preceded the binding (with a few minor holes in the paper along the folds).

Da Silva (Dicc. Bibliogr. Portuguez) VII, p. 445, no. 226 (s. v. da Costa). OCLC 35580751.

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