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A Chronological History of the North-Eastern Voyages of Discovery; and of the Early Eastern Navigations of the Russians
Payne & Foss. and John Murray, London - 1819, 1st Edition. () Very good. viii,310pp. Octavo (21.5 X 13.5 cm.) Bound in early 19th century half calf and marbled boards. Leather corners to match. Bookplate on front pastedown. Two folding maps. A clean bright copy. The work contains accounts of voyages by the English, Dutch, Danes and Russians, in search of the North-east passage to India and China, Kamchatka, and discoveries in the Polar Seas. The Russian accounts relate among many others to the Spangberg and Walton voyages to Japan, the voyages of Bering and Tscherikow, and those to the Aleutian Islands, the N.W. Coast of America, etc. Series: Bibliotheca Australiana 49. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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