Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks. Sir Richard Francis Burton, Luis Vaz de Camoens.

Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks.

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1880-1894. First Editions. Hardcover. 471, 738, 540. 17 x 11.5 cm. Translated by Richard Burton and edited by Isabel Burton. "Os Lusiadas" is often regarded as Portugal's national epic, much in the way as Virgil's Aeneid was for the Ancient Romans, or Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for the Ancient Greeks. Burton's translation was originally intended to comprise ten volumes, only six were published. Glossary, and Opinions Of The Press. PENZER, p.103-105. Bright set, slight rubbing to backstrip extremities, bookplates and owner signatures. Volume I is second issue. Uniformly bound in lime green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt by the Hansard Publishing Union. Teg. Very good. 6 vols. Item #21168

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