VG+/NONE; Hardback in Very Good+ condition without dust jacket. 0875950337. 4to 11"-13" tall; 375 pages; Translated with introductory notes by E. A. P. Crownhart-Vaughan. Report of a journey made to explore eastern Siberia in 1735-1741, by order of the Russian Imperial Government by Stepan Petrovich Krasheninnikov.
Fine. Facsimile Reprint. xxxiii, 375pp. Quarto with green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on front and lettering on spine. B&W map endpapers. With B&W illustrations throughout. fine The only complete and unabridged English translation of Opisanie Zemli Kamchatki, a report on the expedition by Krasheninnikov through Eastern Siberia from 1735-1741. Ordered by the Russian government, the expedition's aim was to map Siberia as well as the waters between Kamchatka, American and Japan and the Arctic coast, and determine that North America and Russia were indeed not connected.
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