The Log of Christopher Columbus
International Marine Publishing Company, 1987 - 252 páginas
This Quincentenary tribute combines scholarship and an ear for the vernacular to create an accurate and deeply moving rendition of Columbus's original log. Features detailed notes, handsome drawings, woodcuts, and photographs, plus authentic charts fromColumbus's time. "One of the year's most attractive books ".--Newsweek. 117 illustrations.
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Friday , 10 August 1492 I am unable to reach Gomera because of calms . the opportunity to send a man to assist Martín Alonso with the repair of the Pinta's rudder . I wrote Martín a note , saying that I would have gone myself if the ...
Tuesday , 21 August 1492 I still have had no message from Grand Canary . had no difficulty locating Martín and the Pinta . He had not repaired the rudder , a fact that disturbs me somewhat . I am still of the opinion that Gómez Rascón ...
Sunday , 26 August 1492 Martín Alonso and his men have no good excuse for making such little progress with the Pinta . I am aware that there are few facilities on Grand Canary , but sometimes one must make do with what is at hand .
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THE LOG OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: The First Voyage: Spring, Summer and Fall 1492Crítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
As he did with his sampling of Thoreau's Walden (1990), Lowe gives a careful introduction to these brief excerpts and is scrupulous in using ellipses; but while each entry here is dated, these ... Leer comentario completo
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