KOTZEBUE, OTTO VON.
A Voyage of Discovery in the South Sea and to Behring's Straits, in Search of a North-East Passage; Undertaken in the Years 1815, 16, 17, and 18 in the Ship Rurick. London: Sir Richard Phillips and Co., 1821. 2 parts in 1 volume. , 110; , -220 pp. 4 folding charts and plans, 8 plates. 8vo. Period quarter red morocco, spine gilt-lettered. Few foxmarks, hinges cracked and showing, spine rubbed.
Abridged version of the first English edition, published in the same year. The second Russian expedition into the South Sea for scientific exploration, sponsored by Count Romanzoff, was commanded by Lieutenant Kotzebue, and included the famous artist Ludovik Choris. Hill, p 165; Howes K258; Sabin 38292.