Seelye, Elizabeth Eggleston. The Story of Columbus; With ninety-nine illustrations by Allegra Eggleston; Edited, with an Introduction, by Edward Eggleston. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. 
Light blue cloth decorated in green, red, and gilt, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, binding with light rubbing & soil, tight. xvi., 303 clean pp., color frontis & 99 b/w illustrations. Very good. Hardcover.
"The purpose of the writer of this book has been to relate the life of the greatest of discoverers in a manner interesting and delightful to the general reader, while producing a narrative strictly conformed to the facts as given by the best ancient authorities and developed by the latest researches of scholars...It is the purpose of the present work to tell the story as understood through the labors of these scholars, leaving aside ponderous discussions which in a book intended for general reading would tire without enlightening." - Introduction.