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Sarytschew, Gawrila
Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the North-East of Siberia, the Frozen Ocean, and the North-East Sea - Vol. II
London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807. London: Printed for Richard Phillips. Very Good. 1807. Softcover. This is Volume II only. Translated from the Russian and embellished with engravings. Marbled paper wraps; includes one hand-colored plate. Wraps have light wear, text block has light foxing. This is the first English edition of this work, being an abridged translation of Sarytschew's Russian original of 1802. Gavrila A. Sarytschew (also known as Garvill Andreevich Sarychev) was a surveyor on this official expedition sent out by Catherine II to explore the Arctic and North Pacific Oceans. The expedition lasted from 1785 to 1793 during which Alaska and the Aleutians were first carefully charted. Hill 1527. Howes S-115. Sabin 77126. ; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pp .
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