Rio de Janeiro: Gráfica Editôra Aurora, 1970. Paperback. Small octavo, wraps, 188 p., b/w illus., facsims., ports. Good. Item #134568
Biography of Jose Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva (1763-1838), a chemist, director of the mines, public economist and administrator, as well as Advisor to Emperor Peter I, and a traveler and writer in both Brazil and Portugal. He was involved in the resistance against Napoleon's invasion of Portugal and the transfer of the Court from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro.