Washington, D.C. Pan American Union, 1959. xvi, 244 pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. First English Language edition. UNESCO collection of representative works. Latin American series. Linton L. Barrett, trans. A very good clean unmarked copy with a slight spine roll in a very good wrapper. Item #42204
Translated from the Portuguese 'Memorias de um Sargento de milicias'. An important work of Brazilian literature first printed in weekly installments in 1852, and later in book form in 1854-55. Chronicles the adventures of Leonardo, providing a humorous glimpse at 19th Brazilian society.