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The History of America

The History of America

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The History of America

by COLUMBUS (Christopher)

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(Christopher COLUMBUS)

The History of America.

London: W. Wetton, circa 1830.

Small 8vo, 176pp + [4] adverts, listing this title as number 15 (of 22); original gilt leather-backed marbled boards, the spine titled "Columbus".

Rare juvenile biography of Christopher Columbus, of which there is apparently no copy in OCLC.

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Bookseller
BATTLEDORE LTD US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
BB058
Title
The History of America
Author
COLUMBUS (Christopher)
Illustrator
Six full-page woodcut illustrations
Format/Binding
Original gilt leather-backed marbled boards, the spine titled "Columbus"
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W Wetton, circa
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1830
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
america, history, juvenile
Bookseller catalogs
children's books; Popular Culture and Ephemera;
Size
Small 8vo, 176pp + [4] adverts, listing this title as number 15 (of 22);
Vbf_category
10101

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About BATTLEDORE LTD

Founded in 1988, Battledore has been promoting children's books and related references/bibliographies through catalogues, by direct mail, online internet sales and special exhibitions, including the annual ABAA Antiquarian Rare Books Fair in New York City (Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street). Since 2002 we have maintained a "by appointment" store front gallery in Kingston NY that is fully operational. For scheduling a visit to discuss collection development, please email us at battledore@mail.com. The President of Battledore Ltd has represented Maurice Sendak as liaison for private collectors and institutions worldwide from 1970 thru 2003 and continues to maintain a fine inventory of his original artwork along with curated selections of original illustration art for children's books by other well-recognized artists and illustrators.

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