Columbus

Ingri D'Aulaire, 1904-1980

Book - 1955

A life of the Genoese weaver's son who sought to prove the world is round, telling how he studied map-making in Portugal, waited long years for financial and material support from Isabella of Spain, and finally made four voyages to the New World.

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Published
: Various publishers 1955.
Language
English
Physical Description
47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
ISBN
0385241062
Main Author
Ingri D'Aulaire, 1904-1980 (-)
Other Authors
Edgar Parin D'Aulaire, 1898-1986 (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A life of the Genoese weaver's son who sought to prove the world is round, telling how he studied map-making in Portugal, waited long years for financial and material support from Isabella of Spain, and finally made four voyages to the New World.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Large illustrations help describe this simple biography of Christopher Columbus, the great explorer