Book #27081

Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia, being a Concordance of Choice Tributes to the Great Genoese, His Grand Discovery, and His Greatness of Mind and Purpose

J. M Dickey
Book #27081 Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia, being a Concordance of Choice Tributes to the Great Genoese, His Grand Discovery, and His Greatness of Mind and Purpose. J. M Dickey.
Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia, being a Concordance of Choice Tributes to the Great Genoese, His Grand Discovery, and His Greatness of Mind and Purpose
Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia, being a Concordance of Choice Tributes to the Great Genoese, His Grand Discovery, and His Greatness of Mind and Purpose
Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia, being a Concordance of Choice Tributes to the Great Genoese, His Grand Discovery, and His Greatness of Mind and Purpose
Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia, being a Concordance of Choice Tributes to the Great Genoese, His Grand Discovery, and His Greatness of Mind and Purpose

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Chicago and New York: Rand McNally, 1892.

White paper-covered boards, pictorial inset on upper board, titles stamped in red on upper board and spine, boards beveled, t.e.g., brown clay-paper endpages, in the publisher's printed red-cloth dust-wrapper; pp. 397, [2] (ads), plus frontis, photogravure plates, and line drawings. Red staining from the jacket at the fore-edge of the upper board, spine vaguely soiled, small puncture wound at p. 17/18, else fine and remarkably bright; jacket spine is faded, with signs of mild dampstaining at the tail, and more severe tide marks at the front flap join (resulting in the staining to the front board, see above). A remarkably nice copy in the usually much-soiled white cloth.

Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia is a compilation of tributes to the great Genoese explorer, his grand discovery, and his greatness of mind and purpose. This book contains concise essays on Columbus' life and accomplishments, as well as tributes from notable scholars and historical figures. The editors have included a Concordance of Choice Tributes to make the book easier to use and navigate.; 8vo; MinPrice:250. MaxPrice:350. First edition. 8vo. 396 pp. + [1 p.] (index) + [1 p.] (blank) + [2 pp.] (adverts). Illustrated with photogravures and line drawings. T.e.g.. Fore and bottom-edges untrimmed. Some pages uncut. Brown end-papers. White paper-covered boards with pictorial inset on front board with decorations and titles stamped in red. Beveled boards. With publisher's original red cloth over paper dust-wrapper decorated and titled in black.. The book is near fine. A 2.5” vertical red-stain (from jacket) starting at the bottom of the front board. A few very faint and small smudges to boards. Some softening to top/bottom of the spine. Interior is clean with no internal markings. Binding is tight. Square. The dust-wrapper is about near fine. Some sunning to spine and a small stain near the foot of same. Front flap fold has some color loss due to previous exposure to moisture. Inner flap corners trimmed (publisher)? The book is near fine. A 2.5” vertical red-stain (from jacket) starting at the bottom of the front board. A few very faint and small smudges to boards. Some softening to top/bottom of the spine. Interior is clean with no internal markings. Binding is tight. Square.

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