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Auction 115, Lot 812

"[Lot of 3] Adventures in Americana 1492-1897 [and] Americana Collection of Herschel V. Jones - A Check-List [1473 - 1926]",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1964 (published)


Color: Black & White

9.3 x 12.3 inches
23.6 x 31.2 cm

Compiled by Wilberforce Eames. Complete set of 3 volumes. The Jones collection covered the whole period of American exploration; from Columbus and Vespucci, to the gold rushes of California and Alaska. "Adventures in Americana" covers the 300 most important works in the collection with illustrations of the title-pages. The check list has 1,746 short entries and includes all the titles in the collection. 520 pp., hardbound in original brown buckram with gilt lettering on spines.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 6/21/2006