Travel & Geography / Adventure Exploration & Travel / A Modern Columbus by SPB  Mais SPB  Mais Rich and Cowan, 1934: first edition green cloth hardcover: gilt lettering to spine: gilt monogram to front: 400 pages including index: maps to endpapers: black and white photographic illustration.  Synopsis: The author recounts his travels,on behalf of the British Broadcasting Corporation, throughout  America in the 1930s .  Described in England as the Ambassador of the English countryside, SPB Mais found  himself described in America as a Modern Columbus: and uses this  comparison throughout  a descriptive,  reflective account of his journey.Contents.: -- Abstract of the Journal of Christopher Columbus.  Abstract of the log of the R. M. S. Berengaria.  Prelude to adventure.  Virginia and Kentucky.  Florida.  New Orleans.  Texas and New Mexico.  New Mexico and Arizona.  California.  The Pacific coast.  Minneapolis.  Chicago.  Eastwood Ho.  New England: Boston. New York.  Epilogue: Farewell to America.  Appendix.  Bibliography.  Abstract of the log of the R. M. S. Majestic.  Index.  Condition: no dust jacket: upper spine slightly bumped: overall clean and good. used books
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  • Book Title: A Modern Columbus
  • Author: SPB Mais
  • ISBN: mw0012888000
  • Publisher: Rich and Cowan
  • Year Published: 1934
  • Status: Sold - We are currently out of stock for this title

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