The Columbus Papers: The Barcelona Letter of 1493, the Landfall Controversy, and the Indian Guides -- A Facsimile Edition of the Unique Copy in the New York Public Library, with a New English Translation by Lucia Graves

By: Obregon, Mauricio; Graves, Lucia (Translator)

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First edition. A very nice copy in a very nice slipcase. 1991 Large Hardcover. 85 pp. Hardcover in slipcase with sleeve. Adapted from a handmade, $3,000 commemorative publication, The Columbus Papers features the same rare documents that appear in the bibliophile edition: A facsimile edition of the Barcelona Letter taken from the original in the collection of the New York Public Library. A new and eloquent translation by Lucia Graves. Lavish five-color maps from the fifteenth-century. Dozens of line drawings and engravings that depict, from a bizarre European perspective, the flora and fauna of the New World. And text by the world's foremost Columbus scholar, Mauricio Obregon. For everyone with an interest in the life and world of Christopher Columbus, or for anyone who appreciates bookmaking at its best, The Columbus Papers is an heirloom treasure, bound in leather and buckram, that will be handed down from generation to generation.

Title: The Columbus Papers: The Barcelona Letter of 1493, the Landfall Controversy, and the Indian Guides -- A Facsimile Edition of the Unique Copy in the New York Public Library, with a New English Translation by Lucia Graves

Author: Obregon, Mauricio; Graves, Lucia (Translator)

Categories: Travel, History, Modern First Editions, Nautical & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1991

ISBN Number: 0025910450

ISBN Number 13: 9780025910454

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2304903

Keywords: HISTORY HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS COLUMBIAN ERA WORLD EXPLORATION EXPLORERS NINA PINTA SANTA MARIA DISCOVERY OF NORTH AMERICA AMERICAN CONTINENT WEST INDIES,