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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These houses are more beautiful that any I have seen , and I believe that the nearer I approach the mainland the better they become . They are constructed like pavilions , very large , and look like royal tents in a campsite without ...
The men returned to the ships , and we spread sail at midday to go to a beautiful cape which lay to the east , some 24 miles away . As I went along the river it was marvelous to see the forests and greenery , the very clear water ...
These extend a long distance inland ; beyond is a very high and beautiful mountain range , stretching from east to west . At the foot of the mountain there is a very good harbor , 14 fathoms deep at one entrance .
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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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