Columbus presenting an Account of his Discovery of America to the King and Queen of Spain.
Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography. [London 1777.]
Engraving. Plate 209 x 260mm. 8¼ x 10¼". Some foxing and toning around the edges.
Christopher Colombus (1451-1506) depicted on his knee presenting documents to Carlos II King of Spain after his return after his third voyage in 1698. From Charles Theodore Middleton's "A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Africa and American Consisting of...etc".
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