Prince Henry the Navigator, The Hero of Portugal and of Modern Discovery, 1394-1460 A. D., With and Account of Geographical Progress Throughout the Middle Ages as the Preparation for His Work

Beazley, C. Raymond

Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, London/New York, 1931
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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xxvii, 336 pp, list of b&w illustrations, list of maps, preface, Introduction: The Greek and Arabic Ideas of the World, as the Chief Inheritance of the Christian Middle Ages in Geographical Knowledge; I. Early Christian (Circa 333-867); II. Vikings or Northmen (Circa 787-1066); III. The Crusades and Land Travel (Circa 1100-1300); IV. Maritime Exploration (Circa 1250-1410); V. Geographical Science in Christendom from the First Crusades (Circa 1100-1460); VI. Portugal to 1400 (1095-1400); VII. Henry's Position and Designs at the Time of the First Voyages, 1410- 1415; VIII. Prince Henry and the Capture of Ceuta (1415); IX. Henry's Settlement at Sagres and First Discoveries (1418-28); X. Cape Bojador and the Azores (1428-41); XI. Henry's Political Life (1433-41); XII. From Bojador to Cape Verde (1441-5); XIII. The Armada of 1445; XIV. Voyages of 1446-8; XV. The Azores (1431-60); XVI. The Troubles of the Regency and the Fall of Don Pedro (1440-9); XVII. Cadamosto (1458-60); XIX. Henry's Last Years and Death (1458-60); XX. The Results of Prince Henry's Work; index. Heroes of the Nation series: Reprinted, 1931. Faded spine with minor edge wear and lightly age-toned text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with gilt blind stamped imprint and gilt letterin to front board, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000321

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Title: Prince Henry the Navigator, The Hero of ...

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, London/New York

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Reprint

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