Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

By: Billings, Commodore [Joseph]; Sauer, M. [Martin]; Castera, J.

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First French translation of the work published in English the same year. Lacks the large atlas volume. Rebound with new end sheets. Bottom corner torn from last text page in first volume (no loss of text), faintly foxed throughout. 1802 Hard Cover. xxiv, 385, [1]; 418 pp. 8vo. French text. An account of Commodore Joseph Billings's expedition in search of a northeast passage on behalf of Catherine the Great (1785-1794), which resulted in significant advances in maps of Siberia, Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, Prince William Sound, etc.

Title: Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

Author: Billings, Commodore [Joseph]; Sauer, M. [Martin]; Castera, J.

Categories: French, Early Imprints, Polar Expeditions, Nautical & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1802

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2289768

Keywords: ADVENTURE NAUTICAL VOYAGE EXPLORATION ARCTIC POLAR EXPEDITION NORTHEAST PASSAGE NORTHWEST JOSEPH BILLINGS MARTIN SAUER J CASTERA,