The Columbus Papers: The Barcelona Letter of 1493.

COLUMBUS, Christopher & FERRER, Albert, ed. Roda, Juan Antonio (illustrator)

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Price: $650.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: New York Public Library
Date Published: 1987

Description: A facsimile of the unique edition in the New York Public Library. Illustrated with 2 original signed & numbered etchings by Juan Antonio Roda. Additional finely printed facsimile documents and maps. Large oblong folio. 64pp in 16 unsewn signatures, together in a brown calf-backed portfolio, and housed in the original polished wood box with a brass plaque on top panel (box scuffed as usual; leather spine has some minor discoloration but internally fine). New York & Barcelona: Albert Ferrer with The New York Public Library & NYW Publishing, 1987. First edition.

Comments: A very good(+) copy of this scarce book -- A magnificent facsimile of the 1st description of the New World. This impressive production had an original price of $2,500 and was limited to only 165 copies, printed on Guarro paper, and signed by Albert Ferrer.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 157734

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