Translated and edited by Luis Pontes. Gaio (1750-1831) is the best-known genealogist of Portugal and his monumental work, Nobiliario de Familias de Portugal, comprised 33 volumes encompassing more that 500 families. Inacessible to the non- Portuguese speaker for over two hundred years this is the first volume in English and covers only the Abreu family. Other related surnames included are Castelo Blanco,Cunha, Lima,Macedo,Mello,Pereira,Silva, Soares,Vasconcellos and many others. There is no indication yet how soon subsequent volumes will be printed, but this is obligatory reading for anyone interested in Spanish and Portuguese genealogy. Baltimore, 2009 Clearfield Company 1st Ed., 220 Pgs., 8&1/4 x 11, PB.