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COUTINHO, Henrique Ernesto de Almeida

As saudades do Bardo Orthodoxo.  Poema.  2nd edition.

£25

Porto, Typ. Commercial Portuense, 1837.

Description

Bound with:  GRAY, Thomas:  O Cemiterio da Aldea.  Canto elegiaco . . traduzido em verso portuguez por H(enrique) E(rnesto de) A(lmeida) C(outinho).  2nd ed. 

(COUTINHO, Henrique Ernesto de Almeida):  Ode ao Lindo Primogenito do meu amigo J.T.A.R.  2 pp.   8vo.  8vo.  18 pp., 11 pp., 2 pp.   Wrappers.      Some staining & spotting.

Innocêncio refers to the poet as learned and worthy man, a good poet, and a perceptive critic of painting and drawing, and states that he lived in near penury in Porto.   Almeida Coutinho also translated Lord Byron’s Circle of Corinth and Alexander Pope’s Eloisa to Abelard.  

Innocêncio III, 183, who mentions only the first edition of the 2nd work, published in 1836, and does not cite the third work.  Northup, Bibl. of Thomas Gray, p. 121.

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