Publisher description for First voyage to America : from the log of the "Santa Maria" / Christopher Columbus.

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Dramatic, revealing entries—including Columbus’ own words—document epochal voyage, heavy seas, discouraged crew, first sighting of land, appearance of island natives, more. Translated into English, reset in large type. Forty-four illustrations, including a number from rare sources. Fascinating historical document. Publisher’s note.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Columbus, Christopher Diaries, America Discovery and exploration Spanish, Explorers America Diaries, Explorers Spain Diaries