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COSTA Junior, José Fernandes

Hymno do Centenario da India.   (Quarto Centenario do Descobrimento da India.  Contribuições de Geographia de Lisboa).


Lisbon, Imprensa Nacional, 1897.


4to.  14 (1) pp.  Original illustrated wrappers.    Library stamp on title page.

First issue.   Fernandes Costa’s poem in celebration of the fourth centenary of Portugal’s discovery of India was later set to music by Augusto Machado.   He was a prolific author who contributed to many periodicals, wrote poetry, besides compiling several handbooks for gunners of the Portuguese army.   Copy from the library of the Dukes of Palmela.

Fonseca, Aditamentos. Innocêncio, 234. 



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