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Diario do Porto 1835.  No. 1, Segunda feira 19 de Janeiro – No. 79, Quarta feira 29 de Abril.  Pp. (5) – 266 (with numerous errors in pagination) & No. 81, Sexta feira 1 de Maio - No. 128, Sabbado 11 de Julho.  Pp. (268)-375.   Including:- Supplemento ao N. 286 da Chronica Constitucional da Cidade do Porto.  Sexta feira 2.º de Janeiro de 1835.  Pp. (1182)-1185, and:- Supplementos (2 pp. each) to numbers for 16, 17, 25 & 26 Jan., 4 & 26 Feb., 31 Mar., 8 Apr., 20 & 22 May, 2 & 4 July).

£280

Porto, Imprensa de Gandra & Filhos, 1835.

Description

Folio.  With a large engraved vignette of the urn in Lapa Church containing the heart of D. Pedro de Bragança facing p. 120.  Contemporary half cloth (spine very worn, corners bumped).   Apparently lacking No. 80 (30 April).   Library stamp on p. 17.   Marginal tears repaired in 7 ff., tear in inner margin of pp. 119/120 & 167/68, part of outer margin of p. 103/104 torn away, small piece cut away from upper of p. (273)/274, No. 110 (p. 379/380) discoloured.

Portugal in 1835 was recovering from the ravages of civil war and undergoing political change.   The events reported include the ceremony to deposit the heart of the recently deceased king, D. Pedro IV (and I of Brazil) in the urn in Lapa Church (7 February) and the arrival in Lisbon (25 January) of Queen D. Maria da Glória’s first husband and his death (28 March).  Tables are given of the quantities of wine exported and by whom (28 January), of other commercial matters, the accounts of the municipal care of orphans, etc.   The Chronica Constitucional da Cidade do Porto preceded the Diario do Porto.  

Bibl. Nacional, Lisbon, Jornais e Revistas Portugueses do Século XIX, I, 1668.   No copies of this second series in WorldCat.

 

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