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Account of the Russian discoveries between Asia and America;

to which are added the conquest of Siberia and the history of the transactions and commerce between Russia and China.

Stock Code 102117

London, Cadell, 1780

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Coxe, an English priest and historian, at one time based in St. Petersburg, endeavoured to collect the journals of the several voyages relating to the area subsequent to Bering's 1741 expedition with which Gerhard Müller had concluded his account of the first Russian navigations. This work includes the main Russian discoveries made in northwestern America in their attempts to open communications with Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. The work contains valuable information on the fur trade between Russia and China.

Second edition. 4to, xxiii, [iii], 344, [xiv] index, [2] ads pp., folding plate and 4 folding maps, slight spotting, contemporary tree calf, expertly rebacked, original spine richly gilt, with red morocco label, laid down, a fine example.

Hill, 391; Lada-Mocarski 29; Sabin 17309; Cordier Sinica 2447.
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