The Journal of Christopher Columbus

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Author: Columbus, Christopher (c1451-1506)

Year: 1960

Publisher: Hakluyt Society

Place: London


xii+227 pages with 16 maps, 74 illustrations (some laid in and in color), bibliography and appendix. Small octavo (10" x 7") bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped picture of the Santa Maria in gilt to cover. Translated by Cecil Jane, revised and annotated by L. A. Vigneras. with an Appendix by R. A. Skelton. Corrigenda laid in. List of publications laid in. Extra Series number 38.

A revision of Second Series number 65. From the transcription by Cesare de Lollis and Julian Paz for the Raccolta Colombiana (1892). Includes Columbus's letter, February-March 1493, describing the results of his first voyage. The appendix is concerned with the cartography of the first voyage. Published by a commercial publisher, Anthony Blond & The Orion Press, and not in the standard Hakluyt Society binding. The Society took over a number of sets with a separate title page.


Some light edge wear. Lacks jacket else a very good copy.

SOLD 2020

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