Auction 98, Lot 507

"The European Discovery of America", Morison, Samuel Elliot

Subject: American History

Period: 1971/1974 (published)

Publication: Oxford University Press

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Size:
6.5 x 9.3 inches
16.5 x 23.6 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. First - 758 pp, second - 712 pp, both with extensive B&W illustrations. Hard bound in brown and blue cloth. Both dust jackets with protective sleeves.

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Condition: A

Excellent, clean, and barely used. Southern Voyages spine sunned.

Estimate: $35 - $45

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/6/2002

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