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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I discovered that the island was nearer to 21 miles from San Salvador than my first estimate of is miles , and the tide detained me . I did not reach the island until noon . you wished . Next to the little peninsula , which looks like ...
According to my navigation I think we are off the Azores and believe the land ahead is one of those islands . The pilots and sailors believe that we are already off Castile . SSW and at sunset reached the island , but because it was so ...
He observed two sides of the island , one north and south , five leagues ; the other , east and west , over ten . He approached the first , but as it was a lee - shore he followed the other all the afternoon , arriving at the western ...
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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
Native American Higher Education in the United States
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