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 reached land , having gone last night 18 miles east by south . I went to the south 6 miles to land , where I saw many inlets and many small islands and harbors . Inasmuch as the wind was strong and the sea heavy , I did not dare ...
... was earlier named Puerto María . a When I reached Cabo de Cinquín , Cabo de la Tortuga lay to the NE , about 24 miles away . Off Cabo de Cinquín at the distance of a lombard shot there is a rock in the sea which stands out and can ...
It would appear from this paragraph that the island referred to came into view when he reached the west cape , near sunset . Writing of what took place the next day , he said : " I set sail for the other large island that appeared at ...
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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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