NIEDIECK, Paul.

Cruises in the Bering Sea.

£500

Cruises in the Bering Sea.

London, Rowland Ward, 1909.

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Description

Scarce. “In his voyage to the Bering Sea, Niedeck split his time between Kamchatka and Alaska. Landing at Petropavlovsk on the Kamchatkan coast, his party proceeded inward, bagging bear along the shores of Betchevinskaya Bay. He also collected Ovis nivicola in the surrounding hill country, walrus and sea lion before turning his attention to Alaska” (Czech).

Description

First edition. 8vo., xv, 252pp., 4 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 71 plates, folding map in rear pocket, illustrations in the text, original grey cloth gilt, corners just bumped else fine.

Bibliography

Czech, Asian p150.

 

Stock ID: 82943