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The four voyages of Christopher Columbus : being his own log-book, letters and dispatches with connecting narrative drawn from the Life of the Admiral by his son Hernando Colon and other contemporary historians

Author: Christopher Columbus; J M Cohen
Publisher: London : Penguin, [1992?]
Series: Penguin classics.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Early accounts to 1600
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Columbus; J M Cohen
ISBN: 0140442170 9780140442175
OCLC Number: 502280352
Notes: Includes excerpts from Bartolomé de las Casas, Hernando Colon's Life of the Admiral, Columbus's Relaciones, cartas y otros documentos, and Hernando de Soto's Natural history of the Indies, in English translation and chronologically arranged to illustrate the travels of Columbus.
Originally published: 1969.
"I have no hesitation ... in accepting Hernando's Life of the Admiral, and have translated many chapters from it, working from the most recent Spanish version (Vida del Almirante don Cristóbal Colón, published by the Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico, 1947). My source for the chief documents has been the Austral reprint Los cuatro viajes del almirante y su testamento (fourth edition, Buenos Aires, 1954)"--P. 23.
Description: 319 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: List of maps --
Introduction --
First voyage: 1492-3 --
Second voyage: 1493-6 --
Third voyage: 1498-1500 --
Fourth voyage: 1502-4.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Relaciones, cartas y otros documentos concernientes a los cuatro viages que hizo el almirante D. Cristóbal Colón para el descubrimiento de las Indias Occidentales.
Responsibility: edited and translated by J.M. Cohen.

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