Auction 112, Lot 809

"[Lot of 2] The Discovery of the Atlantic [and] A History of the Portuguese Discoveries",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1960 (dated)



4.5 x 7.5 inches
11.4 x 19.1 cm

Both books with a pictorial cover featuring a detail of Diogo Homem's sailing chart from 1563. The former written by Costa Brochado, the latter by Damiao Peres. Pair of rarely seen reference books published in Spain. Former 128 pp., with two maps; latter 126 pp.


Condition: A

Contents lightly and evenly toned. Covers bright with little sign of any wear. Both front covers starting.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/28/2005