sexta-feira, dezembro 31, 2010

Feliz Ano Novo

Feliz Ano Novo
Happy New Year
Joyeux Nouvel An
Glückliches neues Jahr
Feliz Año Nuevo

domingo, dezembro 26, 2010

A Madeira party - S. Weird Mitchell (1895)


Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir) - A Madeira party, New York : The Century Co., 1895.
http://www.archive.org/details/madeiraparty00mitc

A voyage to Guinea, Brasil and the West Indies (,,,) - John Atkins (1735)

Atkins, John - A voyage to Guinea, Brasil and the West Indies; in His Majesty's ships, the Swallow and Weymouth : describing the several islands and Settlements, viz, Madeira, the Canaries, Cape de Verd, Sierraleon, Sesthos, Cape Apollonia, Cabo Corso, and others on the Guinea coast ; Barbadoes, Jamaica, &c. in the West-Indies ; the colour, diet, languages, habits, manners, customs, and religions of the respective natives, and inhabitants. With remarks on the gold, ivory, and slave-trade; and on the winds, tides and currents of the several coasts, London : printed for Caesar Ward and Richard Chandler, 1735.

http://www.archive.org/details/voyagetoguineabr00atki

quinta-feira, dezembro 09, 2010

Travels through Portugal and Spain, in 1772-1773 - Richard Twiss (1775)

 
Twiss, Richard - Travels through Portugal and Spain, in 1772-1773, London : Robinson, 1775.

http://www.archive.org/details/travelsthroughpo00twis
 
Pela Description of the plates na próprio obra este exemplar está incompleto, pois não está presente o mapa e algumas das gravuras.

segunda-feira, dezembro 06, 2010

Notes by a naturalist on the "Challenger", being an account of various observations made during the voyage of H.M.S. "Challenger" around the world (...) - H. N. Moseley (1879)

 
Moseley, H. N. (Henry Nottidge) - Notes by a naturalist on the "Challenger", being an account of various observations made during the voyage of H.M.S. "Challenger" around the world, in the years 1872-1876, under the commands of Capt. Sir G. S. Nares and Capt. F. T. Thomson,  London, Macmillan and Co., 1879.

http://www.archive.org/details/notesbynaturalis00mose

Vide: Chapter II ( Azores, Madeira, Cape Verdes)

West African Islands - A. B. Ellis (1885)

Ellis, A. B. (Alfred Burdon) - West African islands, London : Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1885.
http://www.archive.org/details/westafricanislan00elli

Vide: Chapter XIII (Madeira), págs. 308-352.