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In three volumes. xv, 358pp; 433pp; 442pp. Contemporary tan half calf over marbled boards, spine stamped in black with brown and black labels lettered in gold, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, three inserted plates, folding chart showing the course taken by the Rurick, and large folding chart of Beering's Strait in volume one; engraved frontispiece, two inserted plates, large folding chart of the Romanzoff's Islands, folding chart of the islands of Radack and Ralick, and chart of the Caroline Islands in volume two; engraved frontispiece, inserted drawing, and two charts of the Caroline Islands in volume three. All the frontispieces and inserted plates (with the exception of the drawing) are hand-coloured. Some rubbing to covers, mild wear to extremities, two closed tears to two of the folding maps, occasional foxing. A very good set. Graesse IV.46. Howes K-258. Sabin 38291. ; Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 196
Title: A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea, ...
Publisher: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Publication Date: 1821
Edition: First British Edition