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Auction 99, Lot 656

"[Lot of 3 Books]", Various

Subject: History - Exploration

Period: 1942-91 (published)



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The exploits of Christopher Columbus have long fascinated people. Here are three books focused exclusively on the man and his accomplishments. "The Journal of Christopher Columbus," translated by Cecil Jane, Bramhall House, New York, 1960, 227 pp. 90 illustrations, 10 in color. Hardbound with dj. Together with the companion volume to the PBS series "Columbus and the Age of Discovery" by Zvi Dor-Ner, Morrow & Co., New York 1991, 370 pp lavishly illustrated, hardbound in dustjacket. And Columbus's biography "Admiral of the Ocean Sea" by Samuel Eliot Morrison. Little, Brown and Co, Boston 1942, 680 pp, hardbound.



One book has stain on book edge with foxing across cover. Another is age toned and has book plate of previous owner on inside front cover. Dustjacket to companion book is rubbed and shelf worn. Contents of all are excellent.

Estimate: $45 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 6/12/2002