The British Factory Oporto.

Oporto: British Association Oporto; Companhia Editora do Minho. [1970].

Small octavo (19 x 13 cm.), 128 pages. Illustrated, with twelve engravings on coated paper. FIRST EDITION. History of the establishment of English merchants in Porto, of the English Factory founded around 1727 and description of the magnificent building built in 1790 to house this institution, on the initiative of the English consul John Whitehead. Elaine Sanceau was a famous Lusophile, author of numerous high-quality works on the history of the Portuguese Expansion. Evident in this work is her deep knowledge of the history of Portugal's relations with England. Small adhesion mark to rear endpaper; otherwise fine in publisher's red cloth. In fine dust jacket.

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