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VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES OF THE COMPANIONS OF COLUMBUS.

by (Irving, Washington) [1783-1859]

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(Printed by I. Ashmead & Co. for) Carey and Lea, Philadelphia: ., 1831 pp. 350, (1) [Publisher's catalogue]. Marbled edges. Foxed. Some signatures very browned. XLib stamp of Lancaster Mechanics' Society on title page and elsewhere. Last few leaves loose. 8vo. 210 mm. Original full leather binding; boards detached; spine worn. Hardbound. Text Good. Based on Navarrete's research in the collection of Obadiah Rich. BAL 10133; Sabin 35205; S&S/AI 7690. PAIMP 22. Hardcover.

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