Christopher Columbus Life & Voyages 1856 set 2 vols leather illustrated fineBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Christophe Colomb: Histoire de sa Vie et der ses Voyages, by Roselly de Lorgues.
Published 1856, Paris, by Didier et Cie.
2 volumes, each volume c. 565 pages. Two engraved plates, one chromolitho plate, folding map with original outline hand color.
Period leather bindings, raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt. Marbled end papers.
Attractive set in period leather bindings, spine ends chipped, gilt bright, contents clean, tight and sound.
Books measure: 8 5/8" H X 5 5/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 3 1/4".