Item #1907 Elementos De Litteratura Primeira Parte Contendo A Arte, Poetica, A Mythologia, A Idiologia, A Grammatica, A Logica, E A Rhetorica. A. J. De Mello Moraes.

Elementos De Litteratura Primeira Parte Contendo A Arte, Poetica, A Mythologia, A Idiologia, A Grammatica, A Logica, E A Rhetorica

Rio De Janeiro: Typographia Americana De Jose Soares De Pinho, 1856. A description and analysis of the various structures and modes of "literature," by a notable Brazilian homeopath and historian who was influential in the development Brazilian historiography. To Moraes, "literature" was a broad subject that included Mythology, Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric, etc--a different conception compared to that of today. Noted in bibliography for reprinting a significant excerpt on Portuguese and Brazilian literary history (pp. 152-177) originally penned by Almeida Garret, an important Portuguese romantic (Blake, Diccionario Bibliographico Brasileiro, Volume 1). A second volume was planned, but printing was never completed. 8vo, 346, [2] pp; in attractive green and beige striped boards with green cloth spine; gilt spine decoration and lettering; portrait frontispiece; green cloth page marker. Foxing to portrait. One in OCLC. Very Good. Item #1907

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