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IRVING, Washington (1783--1859)
[Life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. Abridgments. 1830]
The life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. By Washington Irving. (Abridged by the same).
London: John Murray, 1830.
xi, [1], 357, [3] p., [3] pl. (2 ports.), [2] fold. maps ; 15.5 cm. (8º)

Forms no. XI of Murray's (later Tegg's) 'Family Library'. Title-page vignette of a Spanish galleon. With a frontispiece portrait of Columbus engraved by W.C. Edwards, a portrait of Vespucci engraved by E. Finden, and a folding map engraved by J. & C. Walker. Irving's original Life and voyages of Christopher Columbus was published in 1828 and this abridgement first appeared in 1829. Final leaf of advertisements for the Family Library (recto) and other 'Works Of Washington Irving' (verso), dated 'Albemarle-Street, January, 1830.'.

Copy Notes Largely unopened.

Binding Publisher's brown cloth with title printed on upper cover: 'The Family Library. No. XI. Columbus. .. Price Five Shillings'; and list of titles on lower cover; spine with printed series title 'Life Of Columbus. Family Library. No. XI'.

Reference Number 583


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