Sperry, Armstrong. Very Good- No Jacket. 8vo-Over 8"-9" Tall. , 186 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/green-red illustration & lettering on the front cover & spine, green endpapers w/white clouds & beach w/black trees & water w/three ships, blue stained top edge. The story of Christopher Columbus's voyages to the new world. Prev owner wrote as a gift on the FPD and their name on half title page.
Very Good. This is a special edition of this hardback Landmark book published by Spencer Press. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is a small address label in the upper right hand corner of the first end page. Outside cloth covers are nice with some wear to the outside corners and top and bottom of the outside spine. This book has come from a private collection and is NOT an ex-library book. Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting.
Illustrated by Armstrong Sperry. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Gentle bump to head and base of spine. Light soiling to outer text edges. Dust jacket shows some shelfwear, chipping along edges and corners. Seventh printing. Gift inscription on half title page.; [Logasa, McKinley Bibliographies Vol 2; Historical Non-Fiction (7th ed), pg. 128 (United States-Discovery and Exploration 1607-1763] [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read, pp. 217-218, 296-311] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg.74 (4th grade) ] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (Early Explorations-The Italians), 23]; Landmark Books; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 186 pages.
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