Auction 97, Lot 595

"The European Discovery of America - The Northern Voyages [together with] The Southern Voyages", Morison, Samuel Elliot

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1971 (published)

Publication: Oxford University Press


6.5 x 9.1 inches
16.5 x 23.1 cm

Two volume set. A comprehensive and readable account of all known voyages to the New World. First examines the voyages through the North Atlantic prior to 1600. Second takes up the tale from Columbus' first landing in 1492, to the discovery of Cape Horn by Van Schouten and Le Maire in 1616. Well researched yet masterfully and entertaining told. Second printing. First - 758 pp, second - 712 pp, both with extensive B&W illustrations. Hard bound in brown and blue cloth with dj.


Condition: A

Light shelf wear. Second with worn dustjacket.

Estimate: $35 - $50

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/5/2001