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[HENNEQUIN, Victor Antoine]

Um Chinez em Paris buscando o Communismo.

£40

(Coimbra, E. Trovão, 1849.)

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12mo.  Pp. (3)-26.  Sewed.   Lacks title p.     

"Possibly the first separate publication of these letters.   The original French text may have first appeared in a serial publication" (Harvard catalogue).   In these letters dated 5 to 27 July 1848 the hapless Chinese mandarin of the title had arrived in the Paris siege of 1848 and sought to recount and explain events to his fellow-countryman, Liu Kiu.   He describes the new phenomenon of locomotives, and compares “communism” with the Jesuit communities.   The author was a lawyer, journalist and politician of the extreme left.  

Gonçalves Rodrigues, A Tradução em Portugal, II, 6807.   WorldCat lists 1 copy only.   Not in COPAC.

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