Lot 1079: Joseph Fischer THE DISCOVERIES OF THE NORSEMEN IN AMERICA 1903 Antique Exploration Cartography American History Plates Fold-Out Map Decorative Binding
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Discoveries of the Norsemen in America with Special Relation to Their Early Cartographical Representation
Author: Joseph Fischer
Publisher: B. Herder
City: St. Louis
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 130 pages
Width: 7" Height: 10.5"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering and ornamentation. A library number is present on the spine, and light fraying appears at extremities, with a few small spots of soiling. The binding is cracked at the hinges, and the gilt-decorated endpapers show some wear, with a library bookplate and stamps. The interior is clean and bright, illustrated with headpieces, illustrated initials, and a section of plates at the rear, among which is a fold-out map.
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