Christopher Columbus, his life, his travels, his discoveries. Monumental commemorative edition of the Fifth Centennial. By D. José María Asensio, Director of the Royal Academy of Good Letters: corresponding to that of History. Illustrated with magnificent oleographs, a copy of famous Spanish artists. Enriched in all its pages with borders, headers and allegorical vignettes, and accompanied by an exquisite geographical chart that details in minute detail the travels and discoveries carried out by the Grand Admiral. With a Preface by Juan A. Ortega y Medina, Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. 2 volumes, published in Mexico by Editorial del Valle de México, 1991. Texts in Spanish.
2 volumes bound in hard cover, editorial skin and profusely decorated in both planes. Formats 21.5 x 28.5 cm. Volume I with 936 pages plus 9 plates out of pagination. Volume II with 904 pages plus 11 sheets out of pagination.
As its own editor qualifies it, this work is monumental and essential to get to know the character and the historical moment that changed the evolution of the History of the known world. A work that covers all the stages and all the facets of the life of the Grand Admiral, with historical rigor and far from the useless verbiage that since the black legend and until today (more if possible) prevails in certain circles of political, cultural and cultural illiteracy. Social.
Complete work and in perfect condition.
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