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[History]. Harrisse, Henry.

The Discovery of North America: A Critical, Documentary, and Historic Investigation With an Essay on the Early Cartography of the New World, including Descriptions of Two Hundred and Fifty Maps or Globes existing

N. Israel Amsterdam 1961 small quarto. 802 pages plus plates. contains several full sized maps of North America in back flap. very good copy of the second printing of the 1892 volume, originally printed in London and Paris. very scarce. beautifully illustrated with fold-out maps. All illustrations and binding in excellent condition. fascinating historical event from an investigatory perspective written on the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the continent. historiographically interesting. geographically indexed.


Edition: Second edition
Binding: Cloth over Boards
Condition: Very good condition, but mild ex-library
Book Id: 14144

Price: $200.00

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