Columbus: For Gold, God, and Glory
John Dyson, Peter Christopher
Simon & Schuster, Limited, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 228 pages
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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