The Voyage of the Matthew

John Cabot and the Discovery of North America
Firstbrook, P. L. (Book - 1997 )
The Voyage of the Matthew

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Celebrating the great Age of Discovery in the late 15th century, Peter Firstbrook called upon his knowledge of the sea and his love of sailing to reproduce Englishman John Cabot's 1497 landing on the North American continent--even down to the boat itself. His six-week voyage and the years of research, building, and practice leading up to it are chronicled in this book as well as in a six-part BBC/PBS series. 192 photos, 96 in color. Maps.
Authors: Firstbrook, P. L.
Title: The voyage of the Matthew
John Cabot and the discovery of North America
Publisher: San Francisco, CA :, KQED Books & Tapes ;, [Emeryville, CA] :, Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West,, 1997
Characteristics: 192 p. :,ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ;,25 cm
ISBN: 0912333227
Branch Call Number: E129.C1 F57 1997
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