Christopher Columbus, his own book of privileges, 1502, Photographic facsimile of the manuscript in the archives of the Foreign office in Paris, now for the first time published, with expanded text, translation into English, and an historical introduction / the transliteration and translation by George F. Barwick ... the introduction by Henry Harrisse; the whole comp. and ed., with preface, by Benjamin Franklin Stevens.

Columbus, Christopher.
London, B. F. Stevens, 1893.
2 p. l., i-xii p., 1 l. (xii), xiii-lxvi, 284 p., 1 l., incl. facsim. Col. front., pl. 35 x 22 cm.

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Codex diplomaticus of Christopher Columbus.
Appended to the Codex are facsimiles of the autograph letters of Columbus to Oderigo, and to the Bank of St. George, and of the Decree of the Republic of Genoa, 1670.
Frontispiece: Illuminated arms of Columbus according to the letters patent of 20 May, 1893. Illuminated arms as drawn up by Columbus [1502] being a facsimile of the frontispiece of the Paris Codex, p. [7].
Half-title preceding facsimile: Codex diplomaticus of Christopher Columbus, 1502, 1 l.: translation of Spanish title, in red and black, 1 l. Illuminated title: Cartas Preuilegios Cedulas y otras Escrituras de D5 Xp̄oual Colon Almirāte Mayor del Mar Oc̨eano VI sorey y Governador de las Islas y Tierra Firme, 1 l.
"The original Codex on vellum is written on both sides of the leaf, and is here reproduced in the same form, but is interleaved with corresponding pages of transliteration and translation."--p. [9] (the translation, in gothic type, is enclosed by transliteration, in italic type).
Half-bound in pigskin, beveled wooden boards, chain-clasps.
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Athenaeum copy: Gift: the heirs of T.H. Morris.
Barwick, G. F. (George Frederick), 1853-1931.
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902.
Barwick, G. F. (George Frederick), 1853-1931, tr.
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902, ed.