Butler, James D. Portraits of Columbus: a Monograph. Madison: Wisconsin State Historical Society, 1883. First Edition. Believed First Printing. Original wraps. Condition (Book/DJ): Good / No jacket.
Detailed review of the paintings/portraits that exist of Christopher Columbus in public and private collections across Europe, the US and elsewhere. Light grey wrapper with original sewn binding. There is an inscription on the front cover stating that this copy was presented to The Davenport Academy of Sciences "With the author's compliments". The Davenport Academy, founded in 1867, is based in Iowa and today is known as the Putnam Museum.