[Volume 2] A voyage of discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's straits, for the purpose of exploring a north-east passage, undertaken in the years 1815-1818, at the expense of His Highness ... Count Romanzoff, in the ship Rurick, under the command of the lieutenant in the Russian imperial navy, Otto von Kotzebue

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Date: 1821

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This work is the account of the second Russian expedition into the Pacific for scientific exploration, sponsored by Count Romanzof, commanded by Kotzebue (who had sailed with Kruzenshtern in 1803-6), and including the famous artist Ludwig Choris. After rounding Cape Horn and visiting Chile, Easter Island and the Marshall Islands, Kotzebue explored the North American coast and Hawaii and searched unsuccessfully for a passage to the Arctic Ocean.

Hill remarks that "the description of the northwest coast of America is a most important contribution. Graff calls the expedition "one of the great early nineteenth-century voyages of discovery." The Zamorano Eighty notes that "Kotzebue was in San Francisco about the month of October, 1816. He, like La Perouse, was critical of the condition of the mission Indian. He mentioned the Russian sailors who were taken prisoners for landing on the coast without permission."

3 volumes. [iii]-xiv [misnumbered xv], [2], 358; [2], 433, [1]; [4], 442 pp.

v. 1. Translator's preface. Introduction by Krusenstern. Instructions for the astronomical observations on this voyage, by Dr. Horner. Preface by O. v. Kotzebue. Journal of the voyage.

v. 2. Journal Analysis of the islands discovered by the Rurick in the Great Ocean, by Krusenstern. On the diseases of the crew, by Dr. Eschscholtz. Remarks and opinions of the naturalist of the expedition, A. v. Chamisso.

v. 3. Remarks [by Chamisso] (cont.) Appendix by other authors.

With 8 hand-colored aquatint plates; 1 uncolored copper-engraved plate; 7 copper-engraved maps & charts (4 folding). 22.5x14 cm. (8 3/4 x5 1/2")

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Cowan p.335; Graff 2356; Hill Pacific Voyages, p.165; Hill Pacific Voyages 944 (rev. ed.); Howes K258; Sabin 38291; Wickersham 6196; Zamorano Eighty #48.

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown

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Date Added: 2019-05-10

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A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits Vol. 2 - Plan of the Group called Romanzoff's Islands (1821)
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