Columbus, Christopher. Nuova Raccolta Colombiana. English Edition. [Volume XI]. COLUMBIAN ICONOGRAPHY. [Edited by the Italian Encyclopedia Institute, founded by Giovanni Treccani]. Introduction, Commentary and Notes by Gaetano Ferro, Luisa Faldini, Marica Milanesi, in collaboration with Carla Pampaloni, Laura Monferdini, Maria Teresa di Palma. Coordination and Editing Gianni Eugenio Viola. Translated into English by Luciano F. Farina - Ohio State University, and Carla Onorato Wysokinski. 4to, First Edition in English; pp. [iv], 660(last 3 blank); 218 superb plates (mostly coloured) & a few additional illustrations, index of names, index of places, index of bibliographic references, index of illustrations, index of authors, list of collections; original pictorial papered boards; a fine copy. Roma; Instituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato; [1996].
***A superb work, part of the 12-volume magnum opus on Columbus, complete in itself, superbly illustrated and finely printed in the security printing plant of the Instituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, in Rome, on special watermarked paper produced by Cartiere Miliani Fabriano. There are four sections covering; Portraits of Columbus; Landscapes, Plants and Animals [of the New World]; People and Cultures; and Sixteenth-century Cartography. #65704

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