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Author Columbus, Christopher.

Title 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 compiled and edited, with preface, by Benjamin Franklin Stevens.

Imprint London, B.F. Stevens, 1893.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E114 .S84    Available  ---
Description lxvi, 284 p. incl. facsim. col. front., pl. 35 x 22 cm.
Note Half-title preceding facsimile: Codex diplomaticus of Christopher Columbus, 1502, 1 X oual Colon / Almir te Mayor / del Mar O├žeano Vi / sorey y Governador de / las Islas y Tierra Firme / , 1
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]
"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)
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.
Added Author Barwick, G. F. (George Frederick), 1853-1931.
Harrisse, Henry, 1829-1910.
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, 1833-1902.
Spain. Laws, etc.
Added Title Codex diplomaticus of Christopher Columbus