HARRISSE, HENRY. The Discovery of North America...with an Essay on the Early Cartography of the New World... London, 1892. Thick 4to, quarter leather, a little wear at edges, minor soiling to boards; free endpapers detached. LIMITED EDITION, number 37 of 40 copies on Dutch hand-made paper, of a total edition of 380 copies. Numerous plates--HARRISSE, HENRY. Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima: A Description of Works relating to America Published between the Years 1492 and 1551. Reprint. Leipzig, 1921. 8vo, half leather, binding defective--[HARRISSE, HENRY]. A Description of Works relating to America...Additions. Paris, 1872. 8vo, half leather, binding defective. (5)

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HARRISSE, HENRY. The Discovery of North America...with an Essay on the Early Cartography of the New World... London, 1892. Thick 4to, quarter leather, a little wear at edges, minor soiling to boards; free endpapers detached. LIMITED EDITION, number 37 of 40 copies on Dutch hand-made paper, of a total edition of 380 copies. Numerous plates--HARRISSE, HENRY. Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima: A Description of Works relating to America Published between the Years 1492 and 1551. Reprint. Leipzig, 1921. 8vo, half leather, binding defective--[HARRISSE, HENRY]. A Description of Works relating to America...Additions. Paris, 1872. 8vo, half leather, binding defective. (5)

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[With:] VITERBO, SOUSA. Trabalhos Nauticos dos Portuguezes nos seculos XVI e XVII. Parts I-II. Lisbon, 1898-1900. Together, 2 volumes, small folio, cloth-backed wrappers, worn; browned. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HENRY HARRISSE ON THE COVER AND HALF-TITLE OF THE SECOND PART, AND AN ALS FROM VITERBO TO HARRISSE LAID IN. SIGNATURE OF HARRISSE AND A PAMPHLET BY HARRISSE IN FIRST PART (TRAVAUX NAUTIQUES DES PORTUGAIS, PARIS, 1898).

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