Spring 2019 Scribner Catalog
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
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TitleThe Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books
AuthorWilson-Lee, Edward
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Europe/Renaissance
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Spain & Portugal
On Sale03/12/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Cover StatusFinal
Named a Best Book of the Year by: * Financial Times * New Statesman * History Today * The Spectator *

“Like a Renaissance wonder cabinet, full of surprises and opening up into a lost world.” —Stephen Greenblatt

Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Biography

The impeccably researched and vividly rendered account of the forgotten quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world—“a perfectly pitched poetic drama” (Financial Times) and an amazing tour through sixteenth-century Europe.