Item #108490 Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks. Together Six Volumes. Luis Vaz de Camoens, Richard Francis Burton, trans.
Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks. Together Six Volumes.
Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks. Together Six Volumes.
Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks. Together Six Volumes.

Os Lusiadas (The Lusiads) [with] Camoens: His Life and His Lusiads [with] The Lyricks. Together Six Volumes.

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1880, 1881, 1884. First editions. One-half crushed red morocco over marbled boards by Zaehnsdorf, spines decoratively gilt. Bookplate to each front pastedown, rubbing to extreme spine tips with minor color loss and retouching, overall near fine with hinges firm. Item #108490

Sometimes compared to Homer's Odyssey, The Lusiads is Camoens masterpiece and is considered by some to be Portugal's national epic. Burton's translation and work on Camoens was originally projected to be ten volumes but only six were ever produced. Penzer: Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Frances Burton, p.104.

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