The Discovery of America.
[Publish'd as the Act directs, 3. Jan. 1778, by Fielding & Walker in Pater-noster Row London.]
Engraving. Plate 233 x 171mm. 9¼ x 6¾". Cut.
Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World. He strikes the ground with a sword to claim the land for Spain while some of his men kiss the ground. A group for native Americans stands nearby. Frontispiece to "The History of America, from its discovery by Columbus...Volume I".
[Ref: 20845] £120.00