Auction 114, Lot 747

"The Voyages of Giovanni Da Verrazzano 1524-1528", Wroth, Lawrence C.

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1970 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

This book is primarily about Verrazzano's important voyage of 1524 and provides a detailed account of his travels along the Atlantic coast from Florida to Newfoundland. Fully illustrated with relevant maps, and a reproduction of the Cellere Codex, followed by a translation. Published for the Peirpont Morgan Library; Yale University Press, New Haven and London. Hardcover, blue cloth with gilt illustration on front board, colored dust jacket, 319 pp., 44 plates.

References:

Condition: B

Contents fine. Dust cover nicked and damp stained and stuck to book at spine and back cover.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $40

Closed on 3/1/2006

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