Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia and America .. Conquest of Siberia .. Commerce Between Russia and China

COXE, William.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1803. Illustrated with 4 maps (three folding); Map of Siberia, Chart of Voyage by Krenitzin and Levashef, Chart of Synd's voyage, Chart of Shalaurof's Voyage, and one plate ""View of Maimatshin."" Lacking Chart of the Russian and English Discoveries.
The fourth edition considerably enlarged. 500 pp.
Octavo, expertly rebacked, contemporary leather covered boards, all edges stained green. Pastedowns a bit browned and strengthened over joints, .

The four maps, three folding, are interesting and details the voyages of Krenitzin and Levashef to the Fox Islands, as well as Synd's and Shalaurof's voyages; the frontispiece map is of Siberia. Mr. Coxe's book contains many curious and important facts with respect to the various attempts of the Russians to open a communication with the New World. [Howes C 884. see Hill I, p. 71 for first edition].

Price: $500.00
SKU: 21519
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