Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Spanish Scientists in the New World: The Eighteenth-Century Expeditions [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR]

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XIV, 220pp. Original pictorial wrappers over black cloth with gold lettering on spine and gilt decoration on front cover. Half-title page inscribed and signed by Iris H. W. Engstrand. This captivating volume focuses on two major Spanish expeditions of the late 1700s: the Royal Scientific Expedition to Mexico, California, the Pacific Northwest, Guatemala, and Cuba; and Alejandro Malaspina's around-the-world expedition, which visited Mexico, Alaska, the Northwest Coast, and California. This work is profusely illustrated with several full-page maps and numerous b/w and color photographic reproductions. Previous owner's blind stamp on title page. Wrappers, binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #31012

Price: $45.00

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