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Christopher Columbus: His Own Book Of Privileges 1502

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    Christopher Columbus: His Own Book of Privileges from the Chiswick Press, published in 1893.

    Large folio (9″ x 14″), [2], i-xii*, [1], xiii-lxvi, 284pp, [2]. Rebacked in quarter brown morocco, original oak boards, title in gilt on spine with raised bands and five compartments. Professionally reinforced hinges with cloth. Original pigskin leather spine laid-in. Brass anchor and chain clasps along fore edge of boards. Uncut edges. Frontispiece with Columbus coat of arms. Clean text throughout. An attractive example.

    The author of this work, Benjamin Franklin Stevens (1833 – 1902) was a noted bibliographer and a US dispatch agent in London. A facsimile of this book was published in Mexico in 1992.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    London

    Publisher

    Chiswick Press / B.F. Stevens

    Edition

    First Facsimile Edition

    Date Published

    1893

    ISBN
    Binding

    Quarter Leather

    Condition

    Near Fine

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    Author

    Stevens | Benjamin Franklin

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    Benjamin Franklin Stevens