Samuel Eliot Morison "The European Discovery Of America" Leather Bound Collector's Edition, Two Volume Complete Matched Set

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Easton Press, Norwalk. CT. Samuel Eliot Morison "The European Discovery Of America". Two volume matching set. Full Genuine Leather.

  1. The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages A.D. 500 - 1600
  2. The European Discovery of America: The Southern Voyages A.D. 1492 - 1616

In the early modern period, the voyages of Christopher Columbus were a series of four voyages to the Americas between 1492 and 1502 that were led by the explorer Christopher Columbus. Columbus was an Italian navigator from the Republic of Genoa who sailed for the Spanish Crown, which sponsored these voyages. These expeditions led to the Discovery of America, a continent previously unknown by Europeans, and to the European exploration and colonization of the Americas. They are thus of great significance in world history.

About the author

Samuel Eliot Morison, Rear Admiral, United States Naval Reserve (July 9, 1887 - May 15, 1976) was an American historian noted for his works of maritime history that were both authoritative and highly readable. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1912, and taught history at the university for 40 years.


Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed.
Easton Press
Easton Press
Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Limited Edition
9 "x 6" x 2"