COXE, WILLIAM Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia and America.... London: T. Cadell, 1787.
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COXE, WILLIAM. 1747-1828. Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia and America.... London: T. Cadell, 1787.
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COXE, WILLIAM. 1747-1828.
Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia and America.... London: T. Cadell, 1787.
8vo (209 x 120 mm). xv, xxviii, 454, [2] pp. 4 folding maps and 1 folding plate. Period mottled calf, spines gilt. Dampstaining to map of Russian Empire, large tear to map of Siberia, tears to folds of plate, a few repairs to folds, upper hinge repaired.
Provenance: Sarah Gignilliot (period ownership signature).

Third edition, revised and corrected. "Mr. Coxe's book contains many curious and important facts with respect to the various attempts of the Russians to open a communication with the New World" (Sabin, citing Robertson). Sabin 17309.
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