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

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1942.

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Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects COLON, CRISTOBAL, approximately 1451-1506.
Colomb, Christophe, approximately 1451-1506.
Colón, Cristóbal, 1451-1506.
Columbus, Christopher.
Expeditions.
Ontdekkingsreizen.
Description xx, 680 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps (some folded), portrait, charts ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1942.
Notes "A condensation of my two-volume Admiral of the ocean sea, published at the same time. All the notes have been omitted, and a good many pages of navigational data; a chapter on ships and sailing and one on the origin of syphilis have been summarized. Otherwise the two editions are identical."--Page xx.
"An Atlantic Monthly Press Book."
"Salve regina" (words and melody): pages [181].
Includes index.
Map on lining-papers.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Listed in the H.W. Wilson Public Library Core Collection, 2008.
Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 1943.
Summary "A condensation of my two-volume Admiral of the ocean sea, published at the same time. All the notes have been omitted, and a good many pages of navigational data; a chapter on ships and sailing and one on the origin of syphilis have been summarized. Otherwise the two editions are identical."--Page xx.
Contents The first forty years -- Prologue -- Genoa -- Cheerfully at sea -- Lusitania -- The man Columbus -- The enterprise of the Indies -- In Castile -- The Queen consents -- Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria -- Officers and men -- The first voyage to America -- Bound away -- A day at sea -- How Columbus navigated -- Atlantic crossing -- Adelante! Adelante! -- Landfall -- The quest for Japan -- Pursuit of the Grand Khan -- Oriente -- La Isla Española -- La Navidad -- Homeward passage -- Azorean agony -- In Portuguese power -- Home is the sailor -- Diplomatic interlude -- Spreading the news -- The second voyage to America -- The Grand Fleet -- Many Marys -- Saints and virgins -- Cibao -- Cuba and Jamaica -- The Queen's Garden -- Back to Isabella -- Hell in Hispaniola -- Crowded crossing -- The third voyage to America -- Preparations -- Trinidad -- Paria -- Terrestrial Paradise -- Terrestrial Inferno -- The fourth voyage to America -- Last chance -- Hurricane -- Search for a strait -- Veragua -- Belén -- At sea in a sieve -- Marooned -- Rescue and end.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)419092
(OCoLC)ocm00419092
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WorldCat Identities Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
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