Columbus: For Gold, God, and Glory

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John Dyson, Peter Christopher
Simon & Schuster, Limited, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 228 pages
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Who was this man who discovered America? Did he really believe he was sailing to the Orient? From nautical writer John Dyson and photographer Peter Christopher, creators of the bestselling Discovery of the Titanic, comes the most dramatically illustrated, thoroughly researched, and aggressively promoted book to tie in with the 500th anniversary of the Columbus discovery voyage. 150 color photographs, charts, maps, archival paintings, and drawings throughout. TV special to air October 13 on NBC.

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About the author (1991)

John Dyson has sailed the oceans of the world in everything from polar icebreakers to tall ships. His most recent book, "Columbus: For Gold, God and Glory, is an indepth account of crossing the Atlantic in a replica of the caravel Nina.
Peter Christopher is an award-winning photographer of international renown who sailed with John Dyson on board the Nina in the summer of 1990. Dr. Luis Miguel Coin Cuenca, the historical consultant for this book, is a professor or maritime history at the university of Cadiz in Spain.

Richard Skinulis is the award-winning author of six books. He has also written numerous magazine features.

Peter Christopher is the photographer of nine books and a contributor to many others.

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