Cerqueira Falcao, Edgard de RELIQUIAS DA BAHIA (BRASIL)
(Sao Paolo, Brasil): 1940. First edition, first printing: in stiff paper wraps with chipped tissue dustwrapper glued on at the flaps.  pages plus colophon and errata page. Penned note to half-title, blind-embossed stamp to title-page, faint foxing to prelims and covers, interior pristine, thus near fine. Author's foreword, captions, and introduction by Rubens do Amaral in Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, German.
Stunning album of photographs of Brazilian historical sites and relics constituting an "inconographic recollection of our colonial evolution" documenting "the successive phases of the three architectural types...the military, religious and the profane."