Famous Discoveries by Land and Sea
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Prize Binding, Rebound, Signed Binding
An undated copy, dated from Jisc. Containing accounts of a few of the world's most famous discoveries and explorers, including Christopher Columbus and the New World, Hernando Cortez and Mexico, Mungo Park and Africa, and others. Featuring four full page plates of illustrations.
In a charming full calf school prize binding signed Relfe Brothers, awarded to J. V. Wotton for mathematics in 1901.
In a full calf school prize binding with five raised bands and gilt tooling to the spine, blind stamp in gilt to the front board, marbled edges and new marbled endpapers. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear, a touch of sunning to the spine, light rubbing to the spine and extremities. School prize ink inscription to a front blank leaf, dated 1901. Internally, firmly bound. Minor spotting affecting the first and last few leaves in particular, otherwise the pages are generally very clean throughout. Illustrated with four full page plates.
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