Auction 97, Lot 617

"Atlas of Columbus and the Great Discoveries", Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1990 (published)

Publication: Rand McNally


11.3 x 14.8 inches
28.7 x 37.6 cm

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America. A selection of the most significant materials of the period, beginning with the world as known to Europeans before Columbus' first voyage. Over 100 color illustrations depicting maps by Ptolemy, Pizzagano, Martellus, Waldseemuller, Mercator, Hondius and others. First printing of a very nice reference work. 168 pp, index & bibliography. Hard bound in blue cloth with title in gilt, dj.


Condition: A+

Dustjacket in protective sleeve which is scuffed with a small tear.

Estimate: $70 - $80

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/5/2001