Title: Diario Intimo Do Engenheiro Vauthier. 1840-...
Publisher: Serviço Gráfico Do Ministério Da Educação e Saude, Rio De Janeiro
Publication Date: 1940
Book Condition: Good
214 pp. 17 monochrome plates. Portugese translation of the diary of 19th century French engineer Louis Leger Vauthier who was the admininstrator of public works for the province of Pernambuco, Brasil. The diary was found in Paris in the 1937 by the Brasilian writer Paulo Prado. Foreword and notes by Gilberto Freyre. Internally clean and sound with monochrome photo reproductions of pages of the diary. Monochrome illustrated wraps are dust soiled, smudged and age toned at extremities. A 2 cm strip along the foredge of the front and back panels is foxed. Head and tail of front panel and adjoining pages have curled slightly. Paper on spine has tanned and there is some minor chipping at the tail edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003410
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