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Journals and Other Documents on the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

MORISON, Samuel Eliot (translator and editor)

Published by The Heritage Press, New York, 1963
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Illustrations by Lima de Freitas. 4to. Decorated green paper over boards, slipcase. xvi, 417pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps, map endpapers. Near fine/very good. Slipcase a tad unevenly sunned. Handsome copy of this "poor man's Limited Editions Club" volume, bearing a unique autograph addition: Tipped to an inner flyleaf is an Autograph Note Signed from Morison (1887-1976), the rear admiral and Pulitzer Prize-winning naval historian, 5½" X 3½", Honolulu, Hawaii, n.y. [196_ February 18 postal cancellation]. Near fine. Addressed to Marshall E. Bean. Brief note in bold blue fountain pen to a Maine educator on a color picture postcard of a color print of tropical Hawaiian birds: "Cold here too! No snow, but we miss the open fires of home. Leaving tomorrow for Australia." Usual bold "S.E. Morison." signature. Bookseller Inventory # 23046

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Title: Journals and Other Documents on the Life and...

Publisher: The Heritage Press, New York

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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