Christopher Columbus. By Charles Bertin. Translated by William Jay Smith.
STONE HOUSE PRESS.
(Roslyn) Stone House Press & John Carter Brown Library, 1992. 6 x 9 1/2. 85 pages. Six original wood engravings, each printed in a different color, by John DePol; text illustrations. Dark grey cloth, DePol patterned endpapers in blue-grey. (Item ID: 12126)
One of 200 numbered copies signed by translator, artist, and printer. Engravings are based on 15th & 16th century illustrations in Brown Library. This poetic drama, set aboard the Santa Maria, evolves around a series of tempters (the crew-chorus) who "encircle the chief protagonist until he is deprived of all human support and is left alone with God."