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Stanton Portuguese Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Subjects
Portuguese literature; Portugal--History; Epic poetry, Portuguese; Manuscripts, Portuguese

History
Assembled by Professor Ralph Stanton and donated to the Fisher Library in 1988.

Description
A collection of printed books and manuscripts on Portuguese literature and history, with special strengths in Portuguese epic poetry from the 16th through to the 19th century; includes several early editions of Camoes.s Os Lusiadas; historical chronicles; the writings of J.A. de Macedo (1761-1831); the novels of C. Camillo Branco (1825-1890) and modern Brazilian literature.

Language
Portuguese.

Holdings
Circa 3 500 volumes.

Bibliographic Access
Partially catalogued.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification.For further information visit: http://www.library.utoronto.ca/fisher.

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at the moment.