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PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF THE FIRST VOYAGE OF COLUMBUS TO AMERICA From a  Manuscript Recently Discovered in Spain by  Christopher] [Columbus - First Edition - 1827 - from Gravelly Run Antiquarians and Biblio.com

PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF THE FIRST VOYAGE OF COLUMBUS TO AMERICA From a Manuscript Recently Discovered in Spain

by [Columbus, Christopher]

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Boston: Thomas B. Waite and Son. Good with no dust jacket. 1827. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library - in library buckram binding, faint spine code, one stamp and four code numbers inside; Spine darkened, rubs at top corners, front free endpaper gone, old moisture mark at upper corner at spine - first seven leaves .
  • Seller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 16568
  • Title: PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF THE FIRST VOYAGE OF COLUMBUS TO AMERICA From a Manuscript Recently Discovered in Spain
  • Author: [Columbus, Christopher]
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas B. Waite and Son
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1827
  • Bookseller catalogs: Americana;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Europe / Italy; HISTORY / United States / General;


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