BURTON, Richard Francis (translator). Os Lusiadas (the Lusiads), translated by R.F. Burton, edited by Isabel Burton, London: Tinsley Brothers & Bernard Quaritch, 1880. 2 volumes. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH LOOSELY INSERTED 3PP. ALS FROM ISABEL BURTON TO 'MR. TINSLEY' giving details of her movements and discussing the 'proofs' to an unidentified work, and a large format single-page prospectus for the 6-volume series. FIRST EDITION, second issue. Volume One is here bound with 2 title pages, the first with the Tinsley imprint, the second with Quaritch. cf. Casada 77; Penzer p.104. [With:]
Camoens: his life and his Lusiads, A commentary, London: Bernard Quaritch, 1881. 2 volumes. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Casada p.76; Penzer p.104. [And:]
Camoens. The Lyricks, London: Bernard Quaritch, 1884. 2 volumes. FIRST EDITION, second issue. Casada 76; Penzer p.105.
together 3 works in 6 volumes, 12° (167 x 105mm). Near-uniform publisher's light green cloth gilt, t.e.g. (lightly soiled). PROVENANCE: St.John's College, Oxford (armorial bookplate, red cancellation stamp).
With 5 other books, Alfred Bate Richards' The Dream of the Soul and Other Poems (London, 1848), A. C. Swinburne's Poems and Ballads Second series (London, 1878), Joaquim Nabuco's Cames discurso (Rio de Janeiro, 1880, Provenance: Richard F. Burton [presentation inscription from the author]), Antonio Josepho Viale [translator] Alguns excerptos dos Lusiadas (Lisbon, 1878, Provenance: Richard F. Burton [signature on upper cover, presentation inscription and related letter from Viale]), and Luciano Cordeiro's Camoniana da Bibliotheca Nacional (Lisbon, 1880, Provenance: Richard F. Burton [presentation inscription and related letter from Cordeiro]). (13)