Auction 99, Lot 699

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

Subject: Reference - Cartography

Period: 1990 (published)

Publication: Rand McNally (publ.)

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Size:
11.5 x 14.8 inches
29.2 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, dust jacket.

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Condition: A

Very light shelf wear, dustjacket rubbed. Contents fine.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/12/2002

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