What We Find In Books: Calm Seas (No Monsters)

map illustration
Towing a dinghy across the ocean.

map illustration 2
Is that a house on the back of the ship?

Two illustrations of ocean-going ships sail across a lovely map dated 1584. From “Didaco Mendezio Auctore. La Florida/auctore Hieron” by Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598)