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Title: Le nord de la Sibérie. Voyage parmi les peuplades de la Russie asiatique et dans la mer glaciale. Entrepris par ordre du gouvernement Russe. Traduit du Russe par le prince Emmanuel Galitzin. With 1 plate & 1 folding map.
Description: Paris, D'Amyot, 1843. 2 vols. [iv], xxxv, 382-[iv], 393 pp. Orig. goldtooled cloth. (vague waterstain in prelims vol. 1; Stamps on title-pages and flyleaves; slightly foxed) ¶ Account of an exploring expedition sent out by the Admiralty to survey the continental coastline east of the Kolyma River and search for land, reported by local inhabitants, in the seas north of Chukotka. This was the first proper survey of the coast from Mys Shelagskiy to Kolyuchinskaya Guba and new surveys of the coast between the Indigirka and the Kolyma.


Price: EUR 550.00 = appr. US$ 597.77 Seller: Antiquariaat Brinkman
- Book number: 74612

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