Columbus' Ships by Jose Maria Martinez-Hidalgo

1st Edition

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good. 1966. Barre Publishers. 1st Edition. Illustrated.

A great maritime history on vessels of the 15th century, this book is a comprehensive analysis of everything regarding Columbus' fleet of ship for his 1492 expedition. Not only does it cover the ships, but also the sails and rigging, the small boats used as utility boats, and such features as the cookstoves, the navigation devices, buckets, windlasses, anchors. and virtually every other part of the ship.