Item #171295 Voyages and travels in various parts of the world. George H. von Langsdorff.

Voyages and travels in various parts of the world

1968, Fine Facsimile Reprint. Amsterdam : N. Israel ; New York : Da Capo Press 1968. An exceptional copy with mylar-sleeved simile vellum in gilt-blocked cloth. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical desc.:2 v (362p.; 386p., ill., map) ; 26 cm. Series: Bibliotheca Australiana # 40 & 41 Subjects: 1803-07 Langsdorff. Summary: Describes von Langsforff's expedition of 1803-07 during which he visited Alaska and Kamchatka and across Russia from east to west. Reprint of London 1814 edition. Summary: Langsdorff accompanied Krusenstern on the first Russian expedition around the world. At Kamschatka he parted company with the main expedition and visited the Russian parts of the N.W. coast. He further explored the Aleutians, and paid a lengthy visit to California; the major part of the second volume concerns his stay at San Francisco. Item #171295

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