Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  Lettres d'amour d'une religieuse portugaise, escrites au Chevalier de C. officier françois en Portugal. Derniere edition, augmentée de sept lettres avec leurs réponces, qui n'ont point encor paru dans les impressions precedentes.
top left corner
top right corner
bottom left corner
bottom right corner
Image Not Yet Available
GUILLERAGUES, Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne, vicomte de (1628--1685)
[Lettres portugaises. 1682]
Lettres d'amour d'une religieuse portugaise, escrites au Chevalier de C. officier françois en Portugal. Derniere edition, augmentée de sept lettres avec leurs réponces, qui n'ont point encor paru dans les impressions precedentes.
A La Haye chez Corneille de Graef, marchand libraire, 1682.
192 p. ; 13.6 cm. (12º)

These famous Portuguese Letters first published in Paris, 1669 were formerly attributed to the nun Mariana Alcoforado (1640--1723) from Beja and were supposed to have been written to Noël Bouton, marquis de Chamilly. They are now generally attributed to Guilleragues. The Réponses were first published in the same year. In the preface to this edition the name of the "translator" is given as 'Cuilleraque'. With half-title (p. [85]): 'Responces du Chevalier de C. ... Edition nouvelle'.

Copy Notes Inscriptions on fly leaves: Mct[?]; and c.140; inscription in ink on the title-page: Charels le Prince.

Binding C17th mottled calf, gilt-panelled spine, gilt-lettered 'Letr Port'.

Reference Number 994


If you have any further information about this book,
please contact us:

books@soane.org.uk