Sketches of Society and Manners in Portugal. TRAVEL, Arthur William COSTIGAN, PORTUGAL.

Sketches of Society and Manners in Portugal

London: T. Vernor, [1787]. First Edition. Detailed history of Portuguese social customs, written by the author, "late a Captain of the Irish Brigade in the service of Spain," in a series of letters to his brother in London. Two octavo volumes (21.25cm); 20th c. tan calf, with titles stamped in gilt on spines; marbled endpapers; vi,424,[2]; iv,424,[4]pp. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Tyndall to front pastedowns, with contemporary ink signature of Jeremiah Quin to preliminary leaf in both volumes; mild, scattered foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, occasional light thumb-soil to margins, else clean and sound; light wear to lower board edges, with a few rubbed spots to covers; Near Fine.

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