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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For a leather thong the Indians gave pieces of gold worth more than two castellanos , and by the end of the month things should get even better . a The King was delighted to see me happy , and he understood that I desired a great deal ...
Thursday , 27 December 1492 At sunrise the King of this land came to the Niña and told me that he had sent for gold and wanted to cover me from head to foot with it before I departed , and he begged me not to leave before this .
Thursday , 7 March 1493 Today an exceedingly large number of people came to the ship , along with many men of distinction , among them the agents of the King . They all offered infinite thanks to Our Lord for such a wonderful expansion ...
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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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