The Discovery of North America; A Critical, Documentary, and Historic Investigation (Three Part Set... The Discovery of North America; A Critical, Documentary, and Historic Investigation (Three Part Set...

The Discovery of North America; A Critical, Documentary, and Historic Investigation (Three Part Set)

HARRISSE, Henry

Published by Henry Stevens and Son, 1892
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First edition, limited issue. Copy no. 29 of 40 on Dutch handmade paper, from a limited edition of 380 copies. Quarto. Titles in red and black, with 23 maps (some double-paged) and tissue guards. Three parts in the original wrappers, all unopened. Chipping to the edges of the wraps, with two 4" chips to the corners of the front wrap on part one, else a very good set. Henry Harrisse wrote extensively on Christopher and Ferdinand Columbus, the Cabots (John and Sebastian), and the early voyages of American exploration. The Discovery of North America, his magnum opus, is considered one of the greatest contributions to the history of American geography. Scarce in the original wrappers. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Discovery of North America; A Critical, ...
Publisher: Henry Stevens and Son
Publication Date: 1892
Book Condition: Very Good

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