For Science and National Glory; The Spanish Scientific Expedition to America, 1862-1866

Robert Ryal Miller

Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, 1968
Condition: As New Hardcover
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University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK. 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. Volume 55 of the American Exploration and Travel Series. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: As New. DJ: Fine. Yellow boards and spine with black lettering, red bands, and Spanish seal. 194 pp. Four centuries after Columbus, Isabella II, sent a scientific expedition to that part of the New World still ruled by Spain. Seven naturalists and a photographer made up the Scientific Commission of the Pacific 1862-66. Their mission was to collect specimens of plants and animals for iberian museums and universities sending back 82000 items of American natural history. This is the first account of the expedition to be printed in English. A clean pristine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 002815

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Title: For Science and National Glory; The Spanish ...

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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