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"Biblioteca Verde"


"Tenho de ler tudo. Antes de ler,
que bom passar a mão no som da percalina,
esse cristal de fluida transparência: verde, verde...
Amanhã começo a ler. Agora não."

Carlos Drummond de Andrade
in: Biblioteca Verde


Nota: A Biblioteca Verde era uma colecção antiga, encadernada em percalina verde com os dizeres da lombada em dourado, contendo a Colecção das Produções Literárias mais célebres do mundo, composta por obras dos autores mais aclamados dos tempos antigos, medievais e modernos. Não se sabe exactamente quem organizou, nem quando e onde foram impressas e distribuídas essas colecções. As indicações editoriais, semelhantes em qualquer dos seus volumes, são as do editor “Sociedade Internacional” de “Lisboa, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Londres, Paris”. Data de 1906 a edição em língua portuguesa, incluindo autores portugueses e brasileiros. Os seus 24 volumes, num total de 12.224 páginas, encantam o personagem do poema de Drummond.

acedido em 09/06/2010

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