Item #4505621 Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America. To which are added, the Conquest of Siberia, and the History of the Transactions and Commerce between Russia and China…The Third Edition, revised and corrected. William Coxe.
Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America. To which are added, the Conquest of Siberia, and the History of the Transactions and Commerce between Russia and China…The Third Edition, revised and corrected.

Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America… [3rd edn.]
Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America. To which are added, the Conquest of Siberia, and the History of the Transactions and Commerce between Russia and China…The Third Edition, revised and corrected.

London: J. Nichols for T. Cadell, 1787.

Octavo, [2], iii, [2], v-xxviii, 454, [2]pp. Folding plate and four folding maps. Contemporary calf, backstrip gilt with red label. Joints cracked but sound. Very good copy.

The first edition to contain the important supplement

Third edition. "This was the first edition to contain the important supplement "A Comparative View of the Russian Discoveries with those made by Captains Cook and Clerke" as an integral part of the text. (it had also been printed separately in quarto in 1787)" (Howell). The maps and plate are the same as the first two editions.

Third edition. "This was the first edition to contain the important supplement "A Comparative View of the Russian Discoveries with those made by Captains Cook and Clerke" as an integral part of the text. (it had also been printed separately in quarto in 1787)" (Howell). The maps and plate are the same as the first two editions.

Provenance: Bookplate of John Hooper and his ink signature dated 1824.

Hill, 392; Howes, C834; Lada-Mocarski, 29n; Sabin, 17309.

Price (AUD): $1,285.00

US$853.94   Other currencies

Ref: #4505621