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The Fourth Part of the World

By: Lester, Toby

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press:

Our Product Number: 608536

ISBN: 1416535314

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Tiny amount of edgewear to corners and spine of dust jacket . 2009. First Edition


Pictoral cover. Deckle-edged pages; Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . 462 pages. For millennia Europeans believed that the world consisted of three parts: Europe, Africa, and Asia. They drew the three continents in countless shapes and sizes on their maps, but occasionally they hinted at the existence of a "fourth part of the world," a mysterious, inaccessible place, separated from the rest by a vast expanse of ocean. It was a land of myth--until 1507, tha... View more info