and after a day of mostly rest yesterday, I have to de-talkgate the house, so I’ll be re-posting somethings from prior years.
From October 12, 2015
The Toscanelli map, believed to have been carried by Columbus on his first journey.
[From Christopher Columbus and How He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery (orig. 1892) which includes the quote from Shakespeare, “Come, here’s the map,” from Henry IV Part 1]