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por Manoel de Andrade de Figueiredo ...
|Main Author:||Figueiredo, Manuel de Andrade de, ca. 1665-1735.|
|Related Names:||Picart, Bernard 1673-1733.|
Lisboa Occidental : Na officina de Bernardo da Costa de Carvalho ..., 
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Early works to 1800.
Alphabets > Alphabets / Early works to 1800.
Penmanship > Penmanship / Early works to 1800.
Copybooks > Copybooks / Early works to 1800.
Engravings > Engravings / Portugal > Engravings / Portugal / 18th century.
Alphabet books > Alphabet books / Portugal > Alphabet books / Portugal / 18th century.
Writing books > Writing books / Portugal > Writing books / Portugal / 18th century.
Includes commendatory poems by Manuel Telles da Silva and João Tavares Mascarenhas, among others.
Engravings: Portuguese royal arms borne above Lisbon by two angels, and portrait of Figueiredo, both by Picart; divisional title and 44 writing samples, most signed by Andrade. Leaf 44 has colophon: Manoel de Andrade de Figueiredo, les, escreveo, e inventou na era de 1718.
Three issues are known, each containing the same engravings and text, but differing in typography and woodcut material: the first issue t.p. vignette is a flower basket; the second issue t.p. vignette is a vase of flowers within a grotesque frame; in the third issue, the preliminaries are condensed into  p.--Cf. Campos Ferreira Lima.
The licenses are dated 1719 and 1722.
"Primeira parte." No more published.
Signatures: *⁴ 2*⁴ A-T⁴ V².
, 156 p.,  leaves of plates :
ill., port. ;
31 cm. (fol.)
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