Livro das Armadas : Memória das armadas que de Portugal passaram à Índia e esta primeira é a com que Vasco da Gama partiu ao descobrimento dela por mandado de El-Rei Dom Manuel no segundo ano de seu reinado e no do nascimento de Cristo de 1497
by Academia das Ciências de Lisboa
Lisboa: Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, 1979. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition Thus, Limited to 2000 copies. Large Folio. 25, , [82 color facsimile illustrations of various ships with descriptions], . Reproduction in facsimile of the manuscript belonging to the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon. Illustrated cream cloth in publisher's cream slipcase with gilt decoration and lattering. Near fine in very good slipcase (light soiling & bumping to corners & edges). Book of the Armadas: Memory of the armadas that of Portugal passed to India and this first one is the one with which Vasco da Gama left to the discovery of it by order of King Dom Manuel in the second year of his reign and in the birth of Christ of 1497 (title translation). (Inventory #: 17724)
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