Christopher Columbus. Charles Bertin.
Christopher Columbus.

Christopher Columbus. Translated by William Jay Smith.

(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 #12126

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."
One of 200 numbered copies signed by translator, artist, and printer. Engravings are based on 15th & 16th century illustrations in Brown Library.

Price: $65.00

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