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.
Krasheninnikov, Stephen Petrovich. trans;lated and with an introduction by E. A. P. Crownhart-Vaughan

Portland, OR Oregon Historical Society 1972 1st edition by this publisher 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 Hardcover in full cloth (Item ID: 13673)


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