Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 804

"The Italians and the Creation of America",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1980 (published)

Publication: John Carter Brown Library


9 x 11.7 inches
22.9 x 29.7 cm

This is an exhibition catalog compiled by Samuel J. Hough. The exhibition traces the rebirth of the science of geography in the Renaissance; the voyages of the great Italian explorers; and the roll of the Italian cartographers and printers. Drawing on the superb resources of the John Carter Brown Library the show includes books, prints, maps and other ephemera. 83 pp., 2 color plates and 29 monochrome illustrations. Soft covers.


Condition: B

Cover and spine sunned and scuffed, contents fine.

Estimate: $25 - $35

Sold for: $16

Closed on 12/1/2004