1850 GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY of PORTUGUESE OVERSEAS PROVINCES & ISLANDS / DICCIONARIO GEOGRAPHICO DAS PROVINCIAS E POSSESSOES PORTUGUEZAS NO ULTRAMAR
DICCIONARIO GEOGRAPHICO DAS PROVINCIAS E POSSESSÕES PORTUGUEZAS NO ULTRAMAR.
Em que se descrevem as ilhas, e pontos continentaes que actualmente possue a corôa portugueza, e se dão muitas outras noticias dos habitantes, sua historia, costumes, religiões e commercio. Precedido de uma introducção geographico, politico, estatistico, historica de Portugal. Por Joze Maria de Souza Monteiro, Cavalleiro da Ordem de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, e Secretario Geral Honorario da Provincia de Cabo-Verde, etc. etc.
TEXT ENTIRELY IN PORTUGUESE.
(GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF PORTUGUESE OVERSEAS PROVINCES AND POSSESSIONS.
In which the islands and continental places that the Portuguese Crown currently possesses are described, including information about the inhabitants, their history, customs, religions and commerce. Preceded by a geographical, political, statistical and historical introduction of Portugal. By Jose Maria de Souza Monteiro, Knight of the Order of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, and Honorary General Secretary of the Province of Cabo-Verde, etc. etc.)
Published by Typographia Lisbonense, Lisboa (Lisbon,Portugal), 1850.
Hardcovers, leather covered spine and marbled paper covered boards, spine titled and decorated in gilt, 5.5x8 inches 14x20 cm), 539 +  pages. Small Errata at the end of the final page of text.
GOOD condition: The covers are worn through at the corners and edges, worn at the spine ends, and have some scrapes, but remain sturdy and attractive. Internally, the pages are lightly used, still tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. A solid, nice copy.