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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 296

    COLUMBUS, Fernando. Historie del S. D. Fernando Colombo.... Milan: Girolamo Bordoni, [1614].

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    COLUMBUS, Fernando. Historie del S. D. Fernando Colombo.... Milan: Girolamo Bordoni, [1614].

    8° (152 x 93 mm). (One wormhole on title affecting one letter, lacking two blanks, pale stain in gathering Bb, Ff7 with repaired tear crossing text.) Modern half calf.

    Second edition (see previous lot). "The author was born at Cordova, in 1487, became page to the prince, Don Juan, son and heir to Fernando and Isabella, in 1494. He accompanied his father in his fourth voyage of discovery in 1502, and, after the death of Columbus, made two voyages to the New World" (Sabin 14675). Alden & Landis 614/27; Arents Tobacco (Add.) 161-A; JCB (1919) II, p. 101; Palau 57210; Streit II: 1434.


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