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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798.
Discourse intended to commemorate the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus.
[Boston, Mass.] : Printed at the Apollo Press, in Boston, by Belknap and Hall ..., 1792
|Named Person:||Christopher Columbus; Martin Behaim|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jeremy Belknap; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress); Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); John Bailey Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Israel Thorndike Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Jacob Bailey Moore Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Signatures: [A]⁴ B-R⁴.
Publisher's advertisements: p. [1-2] at end.
|Description:||132,  p. (last leaf blank) ; 21 cm. (8vo)|
|Contents:||(from t. p.) 1. On the circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients --
2. An examination of the pretensions of Martin Behaim to a discovery of America prior to that of Columbus, with a chronological detail of all the discoveries made in the 15th century --
3. On the question, whether the honey-bee is a native of America? --
4. On the colour of the native American and the recent population of this continent.
|Responsibility:||by Jeremy Belknap ...|
- Columbus, Christopher -- Anniversaries, etc.
- America -- Discovery and exploration -- Centennial celebrations, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
- Africa -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
- Behaim, Martin, -- 1459-1507.
- Discoveries in geography -- Early works to 1800.
- Bees -- Early works to 1800.
- America -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
- Human skin color -- Early works to 1800.