Christopher Columbus: his life, his works, his remains: as revealed by original printed and manuscript records, together with an essay on Peter Martyr of Anghera and Bartolomé de las Casas, the first historians of America
Continued from Second Series 65. Translated and edited, with additional material, and introduction and notes, and a Supplementary Introduction by E. G. R. Taylor. Enlarges on First Series 43 (1870). This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1933. Owing to technical constraints it has not been possible to reproduce the "Maps to illustrate the third voyage / fourth voyage" which appeared in the first edition of the work.
This volume brings together, translated and edited by R.H. Major, five letters by Columbus describing his first, third, and fourth voyages; another by Dr Chanca, physician, descriptive of the second voyage; and an extract from the will of Diego Mendez, one of Columbus's officers on the fourth voyage. Includes Spanish texts at the foot of the page. Two copies of this edition were printed in vellum and one presented to the British Museum. For a second edition see First Series 43; for a third edition see Second Series 65 and 70. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1847.
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