Item #1574 Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (complete in two volumes). Samuel Eliot Morison.
Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (complete in two volumes)
Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (complete in two volumes)
Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (complete in two volumes)
Morison's Pulitzer-Winning Biography of Columbus

Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (complete in two volumes)

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. First printings. Black and white frontispieces, maps, charts, and illustrations. Cloth hardcovers. Octavos. xlv, 448 and vii, 445 pages. Near fine in very good dust jackets. Bound in rust-colored cloth over boards with compass rose device stamped on upper boards in gilt and blue, spines titled in gilt, dark blue title blocks, gray topstains, and endpaper maps. A bit of fading to cloth at spine ends, otherwise clean and sharp. Plain dust jackets are printed on spines only. Minor edge wear and light soil to jackets, whose spines are mildly browned.

The original two-volume, extensively footnoted edition of Morison's Pulitzer Prize-winning study of Christopher Columbus. Based on Morison's sailing of the actual route of Columbus. Illustrated with some fifty drawings, maps, and charts. A comprehensive exploration of the greatest sailor of his age in the original, unabridged edition.

Ref. ALBION p.87 (starred item).


Item #1574

Price: $300