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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Compass bearings were also recorded at the same time speed was entered , and any change in course would have been recorded whenever it occurred . In summary , Columbus followed his compass , paid scant or no attention to variation ...
Thursday , 18 October 1492 After it cleared up , I followed the wind and sailed around the island as far as I could . When it was too dark to sail , I anchored and did not go ashore . D. ISABEL 1 : Friday , 19 October 1492 At daybreak I ...
He approached the first , but as it was a lee - shore he followed the other all the afternoon , arriving at the western cape about sunset , whence he saw another large island to the west . Not wishing to be under weigh again at night ...
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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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