GONCALVES. Diccionario
Lot 1162
GONCALVES, JOAQUIM AFFONSO. 1780-1841. Diccionario Portuguez-China no estilo vulgar Mandarim e classico Geral. [with] Diccionario China-Portuguez. Macao: S. Jose, 1831, 1833.
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GONCALVES, JOAQUIM AFFONSO. 1780-1841.
Diccionario Portuguez-China no estilo vulgar Mandarim e classico Geral. [with] Diccionario China-Portuguez. Macao: S. Jose, 1831, 1833.
2 volumes. Thick 8vo (194 x 150 mm). [4], [IV], 872; [4], [VI], 1028, [2], 126 pp. Late-19th century crushed morocco. A few repairs to margins, a few small chips to joints of one volume.

FIRST EDITION. Goncalves traveled to China in 1812 and remained until his death in 1841, during which time he completed several important lexicographical works (including the present volumes) on Chinese and Western languages.
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