The Malaspina Expedition 1789-1794, 3 Volume set, The Hakluyt Society, 2001-2004
The Malaspina Expedition 1789-1794, 3 Volume set, The Hakluyt Society, 2001-2004.
The Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malspina, 3 volumes.
Volume 1: Cadiz to Panama, xcviii + 338pp.
Volume 2: Panama to the Philippines, xx + 511pp.
Volume 3: Manila to Cadiz, xxi + 487pp.
Edited by Andrew David, Felipe Fernandez-Artmesto, Carlos Novi, Glyndwr Williams.
Published by Hakluyt Society, London, in association with The Museo Naval, Madrid. First edition. 2001 - 2004. Series III, volumes 8, 11 and 13.
Fascinating account of this 18th century voyage of discovery. Hardbacks with dustjackets. Covers are navy blue cloth over board with gilt lettering to spine and ship motif to front cover. A lovely set in fine condition - just very slight fading to the spines. Books look unread.
Each volume approx 255mm high x 182mm wide.