Explorations of Kamchatka: North Pacific Scimitar. Report of a Journey Made to Explore Eastern Siberia in 1735-1741, by Order of the Russian Imperial Government.

Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society, 1972. 1st edition by this publisher. Hardcover in full cloth. Quarto ( oversized ). Slight wear to edges and coerns of boards. Name of former owner stamped opposite title page, with some ink bleed across to title page. 374 p. w/ illustrations, maps, illustrated endpapers, notes, select bibliography, index. An attractive, complete, and unabridged English translation of this important work of Russian exploration. The expedition successfully made a good many observations and comments on the native peoples, flora and fauna, , geography and geology, and even linguistics. Very Good. No dust jacket issued. Item #13673

Price: $35.00