New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1920. First American Edition. Hardcover. The story of Antonio Conselheiro, a key figure in Brazilian history. Conselheiro was a Brazilian religious leader, preacher, and the founder of the village of Canudos which became the backdrop for the War of Canudos (1896–1897), a civil rebellion against the central government that was brutally suppressed, resulting in the tragic loss of over 25,000 lives.. xii + 238pp plus black and white foldout map in rear. Octavo, 1/4 green cloth with marbled boards and printed spine label. Good copy with visible wear and some stains to both covers, spine worn; hinges starting, but still holding firm. Previous owner's signature inside.
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