The Journal of Christopher Columbus. Translated by Cecil Jane. Ninety illustrations from prints and maps of the period. Exploration, Christopher Columbus.

The Journal of Christopher Columbus. Translated by Cecil Jane. Ninety illustrations from prints and maps of the period.

New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Near Fine copy with previous owner name on flyleaf in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Columbus' Journal which he presented to Ferdinand and Isabel on his return to Spain in 1493, is the ship's log-book containing the official record of his first voyage. Every page reveals a combination of objective observation and credulity, of commercial interests and religious inspiration, of spontaneity and sophisticated calculation. Item #27006

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