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Morison, Samuel Eliot (1887-1976) Journals and other documents on the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08616 Author/Creator: Morison, Samuel Eliot (1887-1976) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Books Date: 1963 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Translated and edited by Samuel Eliot Morison. Illustrated by Lima de Freitas. Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club. One of 1500 copies, signed by the artist.

People: Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
Columbus, Christopher.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: Frontiers and Exploration, Maritime, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

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