NORTHWEST. 1. GOSTLING, GEORGE.  Extracts from the Treaties between Great-Britain and other Kingdoms and States of such Articles as relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War. London: 1792.
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NORTHWEST. 1. GOSTLING, GEORGE. Extracts from the Treaties between Great-Britain and other Kingdoms and States of such Articles as relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War. London: 1792.
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1. GOSTLING, GEORGE. Extracts from the Treaties between Great-Britain and other Kingdoms and States of such Articles as relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Commanders of His Majesty's Ships of War. London: 1792. 4to (254 x 180 mm). lix, [1], 405 pp. 2 pp dedication bound between title and p i. Period calf rebacked. Lacking frontispiece, leaves toned, foxing at end, boards scuffed. Provenance: Captain Collier, Royal Navy (inkstamp to dedication). FIRST EDITION. The treaty of Nootka appears on p 156. Sabin 28069.
2. The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1790. London: J. Dodsley, 1793. 4to (223 x 138 mm). iv, 356, 179, [14] pp. Period boards, rebacked in calf. Scattered foxing. Contains much material related to Nootka and other voyages.
3. CHAMISSO, ADELBERT VON. Werke. Berling: Weidmann, 1856. 6 volumes in 3. 12mo (156 x 96 mm). viii, 338, viii, 319; viii, 363, vi, 323; [xvi], 395, [iv], 358 [2] pp. Engraved portrait volume 1, folding table volume 2. Period quarter cloth and marbled boards. Foxing. 4th edition. Volumes 1 and 2 comprise Reise um die Welt mit Romanzoffische Expedition 1815-18, in Brigg Rurik, Otto von Kotzebue. The volumes of poems deal much with the Bering Strait.
WITH 23 additional volumes, viz:
FLEURIEU, C. 6 (of 8) plates from the atlas volume of A Voyage Round the World Performed ... By Etienne Marchand. London: 1801. Cloth folder. * WILKES, C. Narrative of the United States' Exploring Expedition. London: 1845. Original cloth. * ROBERTS, M. The Wesetern Avernus. London: 1887. Modern half-morocco. * SEGERSTEDT, A.J. Franske Kapitenen Etienne Marchands resa omkring jorden. Strengnas: 1803. Period quarter calf. * KOTZEBUE, A. Det markvardigaste aret af min lefnad. Stockholm: 1810. Period calf-backed marbled boards. * ROBERTS, W.M. Special Report of a Reconnoissance of the Route for the Northern Pacific Railroad. Philadelphia: 1869. Original printed wrappers. * CAMPBELL, A. A Voyage Round the World, from 1806 to 1812. New York: 1819. Modern calf-backed boards. * [BLANCHET, F.X.] Dix ans sur la cote du Pacifique. Quebec: 1873. * [MONROE, JAMES.] Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Copy of the Convention between the United States and the Emperor of Russia. Washington: 1825. Original self wrappers. * A Sketch of the Reign of George the Third, from 1780, to the Close of the Year 1790. London: 1791. Modern quarter-morocco. 4th ed. * BEECHEY. Voyages autour du monde in Bibliotheque universelle des Voyages. Paris: 1834. Period calf-backed marbled boards. * BAEDEKER, K. The Dominion of Canada. Leipsic: 1894. Original limp cloth. * MILTON & CHEADLE. Voyage de l'Atlantique au Pacifique. Paris: 1866. Original cloth rebacked with morocco. * MILTON & CHEADLE. The North-West Passage by Land. London: c.1865. Modern half-calf. 5th ed. * KOTZEBUE, O. Nya resa omkring jorden. Linkoping: 1831. Modern wrappers. * SPARKS, J. The Life of John Ledyard. Cambridge: 1829. Original cloth backed boards. *TSYMMERMEN, G, ed. [Great Journey's and Discoveries of the 18th Century. Part 6.] Moscow: 1809. Period calf-backed marbled boards. * BOWLES, SAMUEL. Across the Continent. Springfield & New York: 1869. Original cloth. * VANCOUVER, G. Voyage a l'Ocean-Pacifique du nord being volume 11 of Bibliotheque geographique et instructive des jeunes gens. Paris: 1807.
Together, 24 volumes.
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