Bibliography of Books on Alaska published before 1868.
Limited edition reprint of 200 copies. Cloth, 4to, vii, 567 pp. Over 160 entries. A valuable bibliography especially as it includes facsimiles of title pages of all books described, together with detailed description of pagination and collation, and analyses of the contents, and English translation of Russian titles. This range of subjects covered is wide, including "descriptions of travels of discovery and the settlement of Alaska, books of a religious character for the natives newly converted to the Russian Orthodox Church, works on botany and zoology, geographical atlases and single maps, and so forth". The bibliography covers "publications in all major languages, but - with a few exceptions [including near-contemporaneous translations, if rare]- only first editions, in the language in which they originally appeared.An occasional variant of the first edition is also noted and described. The sequence of listing is chronological, but an alphabetical index of authors, editors, compilers, and so forth, is provided both in English and Russian." As New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-20475
Titel: Bibliography of Books on Alaska published ...
Verlag: Martino Fine Books, Mansfield Centre, undated reprint (c. 1990?) of 1969 first edition
Auflage: 1st Edition
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