1989 Malaspina en Acapulco
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First Edition, Illustrated, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first uncommon edition stated of this account on the Malaspina Expedition in the original Spanish language.
The Malaspina Expedition was a maritime exploration that lasted five years and was led by Alessandro Malaspina and Jose de Bustamante y Guerra. They sailed from Spain to Alaska and across the Pacific on the Atrevida and the Descubierta.
From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice Back. Kenn Back was a British meteorologist with the British Antarctic survey for many years. He spent eight winters in the Antarctic and is a descendent of Captain George Back. In addition, he served as base commander at Halley, Faraday and Rothera stations. His library collection was built over decades and highlights his love of polar exploration.
With unclipped dustwrapper.
In the publisher's original blue cloth binding. Externally lovely, with minor shelfwear only. Kenn Back's library bookplate to front blank page. Loosely inserted, a magazine article from the International Maritime Magazine 'Seascape,' dated March 1988. Dustwrapper is excellent, with minor faint spotting internal to spine, not affecting cover. Internally, firmly bound. The odd spot to front blank page, otherwise pages are bright and clean. Illustrated throughout. With unclipped dustwrapper.
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