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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They are beautiful and clear , without fog or snow , and at their base the sea is very deep . I believe that these islands are those countless ones that appear on world maps in the far east . I believe that there are many great riches ...
a s The depth of this harbor is tremendous : for the distance of a lombard shot the lead did not touch bottom at 40 fathoms , and from the shore to this deep part there is up to this stretch of water a depth of is fathoms .
At a distance of 12 miles I found a very wide harbor , so deep that I could not find the bottom at the entrance ; only three paces from the shore it was is fathoms . It extends inland three - quarters of a mile .
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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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