First Voyage to America: From the Log of the "Santa Maria"
Courier Corporation, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 91 pages
Dramatic, revealing entries — including Columbus' own words — document epochal voyage, heavy seas, discouraged crew, first sighting of land, appearance of island natives, more. Translated into English, reset in large type. 44 illustrations, including a number from rare sources. Fascinating historical document. Publisher's note.
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