The Landfall of Columbus on his First Voyage to America. Capt. A. B. Becher, Alexander.

The Landfall of Columbus on his First Voyage to America

London: W. Clowes and Sons, [1856]. Hardcover. Scarce pamphlet of the text of Captain Becher's presentation about Columbus's voyage to the Royal Geographical Society of London on June 23, 1856.It includes a detailed fold-out map that illustrates the landfall of Columbus in San Salvador in October 1492. Pamphlet has been bound in three quarter leather binding with pebbled brown cloth with gilt titling to spine. Leather scuffed and bumped and boards are lightly worn. Front hinge is tender. Text pages are clean with small gift inscription in lower margin of first page. A short article about Columbus's first landfall is affixed to front free endpaper. Map is very good except for long closed tear in one panel. Octavo. 15 pages. TRAVEL/081721. Very Good.

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Price: $50.00

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