MÜLLER, GERHARD FRIEDRICH. 1705-1783. Voyages et Découvertes Faites par les Russes le Long des Côtes de la Mer Glaciale & sur l'Océan Oriental, tant vers le Japon que vers l'Amérique.... Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1766.
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MÜLLER, GERHARD FRIEDRICH. 1705-1783.
Voyages et Découvertes Faites par les Russes le Long des Côtes de la Mer Glaciale & sur l'Océan Oriental, tant vers le Japon que vers l'Amérique.... Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1766.
Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium

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MÜLLER, GERHARD FRIEDRICH. 1705-1783.
Voyages et Découvertes Faites par les Russes le Long des Côtes de la Mer Glaciale & sur l'Océan Oriental, tant vers le Japon que vers l'Amérique.... Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1766.
2 volumes. 12mo (165 x 94 mm). xii, 388; iv, 207, [25] pp. Large engraved folding map. Modern mottled sheep, red gilt-lettered leather spine labels. Brief inscription to top margin of titles, a few instances of foxing, map with some browning and offset.

FIRST FRENCH EDITION. Considered the most important contemporary account of Vitus Bering's discoveries, written by a scientist attached to his second expedition. Hill p 206 (English edition); Howes M875; Sabin 51286; Streeter 3462.
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