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Excerpts from reports of foreigners visiting Portugal in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The authors, in their wanderings, wrote about: lice, gallantry, rabbits, snuff, spectacles, snacks and megalomania, among others.
Illustrated with black and white colourized photographs.

"... The art of printing is not in a more advanced state of improvement. Their types are oldfashioned and coarsely cast; their composition is neither neat nor correct; their editions are slovenly and faulty; their paper is of a small size and a bad colour. Scarcely ten good editions printed at Lisbon can be mentioned, and these have been printed with types imported from Paris. Their books are even worse bound than printed."

Carrere, 1809


Title: Portugal a Cores / Portugal in Full Colour
Author: Nuno Neves
ISBN: 978-989-95745-5-7
Bilingual: portuguese, english
1st edition: May 2013

Printed in offset
Dimensions: 16,7 x 20,8 cm (6 ½ x 8 ¼ in)
160 pages

 


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