Conservation, What We Find In Books What We Find In Books: Calm Seas (No Monsters) May 16, 2013Beth Doyle Towing a dinghy across the ocean. 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) Related posts:Ledger Finds: Mechanical BindingsQuick Pic: Why I Wouldn't Have Survived The Civil WarBack to the Drawing Board, or "Tube Cap, Part 1"