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VIEYRA [TRANSTAGRANO], Anthony.

Title A New Portuguese Grammar in four parts; containing I. Rules for the combination and use of the different parts of speech. II. The syntax., III. A Vocabulary. IV. Various Passages. The eighth edition, carefully revised and greatly improved, with the Portuguese Words properly accented, according to the latest authorities.
Publisher London For F. Wingrave
Date 1811
Book ID 20375

Description

Original printer's wrappers, 8vo., (printed by T. C. Hansard, Fleet Street), x[ii]+154pp+ii pp. publisher's list. Spine chipped at spine head, corners dog-eared, neat modern owner's name in ink to t.p., but internally fresh and bright. Collectable; Very Good R. Antonio Vieyra Transtagano (1712-1797), a Portuguese emigré who had been teaching in London, was given the first professorship at Dublin for Spanish and Italian. Vieyra also compiled a Portuguese into English Dictionary (1773) of which the poet Henry Longfellow in 1847 remarked “His is the best Portugueze-English Dictionary... “
Price: £16.00