Christopher Columbus

His Life, His Work, His Remains; Together with an Essay on Peter Martyr of Anghera and Bartolome de las Casas, the First Historians of America


Complete in 3 volumes. Thacher, John Boyd. New York and London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1903. 1st edition. Fold-out plates and b/w plates. Decorated cloth backed in white paper. Small 4to. Fair.

Complete set in 3 large lovely bindings, with gilt armorial designs, titling and page tops. Untrimmed fore-edges and tails, profusely illustrated with folding plates, maps and drawings. Ex library, with spine labels, bookplates and call numbers on the copyright pages. Each volume with cracking, chipping and, especially on volume 1, significant external wear. Each text block is crisp, however, and unmarked.

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