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Selected letters of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Selected letters of Christopher Columbus

with other original documents relating to his four voyages to the new world

by Christopher Columbus

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Published by Hakluyt Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by R.H. Mayor.
ContributionsMayor, R. H.
The Physical Object
Paginationcxlii,254p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20709931M

Select Letters of Christopher Columbus | The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in ) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from to , consists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Christopher Columbus from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» History» European History» Europe » Christopher Columbus.

  Christopher Columbus, Letter from the Admiral to the King and Queen, in Libro de las profecias, “With a hand that could be felt,” he wrote “the Lord opened my mind to the fact that it would be possible to sail from here to the Indies.”. Select Letters of Christopher Columbus with Other Original Documents Relating to His Four Voyages to the New World | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for.

Book Description. This volume brings together, translated and edited by R.H. Major, five letters by Columbus describing his first, third, and fourth voyages; another by Dr Chanca, physician, descriptive of the second voyage; and an extract from the will of Diego Mendez, one of Columbus. Get this from a library! Select letters of Christopher Columbus: with other original documents, relating to his four voyages to the New world. [Christopher Columbus; Richard Henry Major].


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