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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It was turned every half - hour , and probably a bell was rung at this time ( hence , 8 bells in a four - hour watch ) . On 13 December he measured the length of the daylight period , saying it was 20 glasses long , and then added ...
I entered and turned the prow to the SW and then to the west leaving the low island to the north . The low island , together with another near it , makes a ... This entrance on the SE side , found by turning the prow to the SSW , has a ...
The Admiral left the southeast cape at noon and turned around while heading W. N. W. , and then he steered an opposite course during the night , to clear the land . It is fair to select sunset , sh 40m , as the time of his turning .
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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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