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The Marvellous Adventure of Cabeza de Vaca - Haniel Long

Souvenir Press, 1972, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Price Clipped.

In late November, 1528, a handful of Spaniards, survivors of an ill-starred expedition to Florida, were washed ashore in the Gulf of Mexico. One of these was Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, thirty-eight and the lieutenant of the expedition. Despite the privations he endured - he was reduced to nakedness and enslaved by the Indians - this Nunez led two other Spaniards and a Moor across the entire North American continent. The journey took eight gruelling years.


Size: 7½" x 4½". 76 pages.
£11.50

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