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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Saturday , 29 September 1492 I sailed on to the west , making 72 miles by day and night , but told the crew 63 miles . I made little progress between day and night because of calms . This morning I saw a frigate bird , which makes terns ...
another tack and went close to the wind , and by night I had gone 18 miles to the north . mizzen helped her very little . If her captain , Martín Alonso Pinzón , had taken as much trouble to provide himself with a good mast in the ...
Wednesday , 27 February 1493 Last night and today I had to get off my course because of contrary winds , great waves , and a high sea . I fix my position at 375 miles from Cabo de San Vincente , 240 miles from the island of Madeira ...
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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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