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Admiral of the ocean sea : a life of Christopher Columbus / by Samuel Eliot Morison ; maps by Erwin Raisz ; drawings by Bertram Greene.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Columbus (Text) 78292000166299 Adult Biography Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0316584789 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 680 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1970]

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General Note:
Originally published: 1942.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Spanish coins of Columbian era -- First forty years: Genoa -- Cheerfully at sea -- Lusitania -- Man Columbus -- Enterprise of the Indies -- In Castile -- Queen consents -- Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria -- Officers and men -- First voyage to America: Bound away -- Day at sea -- How Columbus navigated -- Atlantic crossing -- Adelante! Adelante! -- Landfall -- Quest for Japan -- Oriente -- La Isla Espanola -- La Navidad -- Homeward passage -- Azorean agony -- In Portuguese power -- Home is the sailor -- Diplomatic interlude -- Spreading the news -- Second voyage to America: Grand fleet -- Many Marys -- Saints and virgins -- Cibao -- Cuba and Jamaica -- Queen's garden -- Back to Isabela -- Hell in Hispaniola -- Crowded crossing -- Third voyage to America: Preparations -- Trinidad -- Paria -- Terrestrial paradise -- Terrestrial inferno -- Fourth voyage to America: Last chance -- Hurricane -- Search for a strait -- Veragua -- Belen -- At sea in a sieve -- Marooned -- Rescue and end.
Subject: Columbus, Christopher.
Explorers > America > Biography.
Explorers > Spain > Biography.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish.

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