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Golder Russian Expansion on the Pacific inscribed  

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Title:
Russian Expansion on the Pacific, 1641-1850. An Account of the Earliest and Later Expeditions Made by the Russians Along the Pacific Coast of Asia and North America...

Author:
Golder, F. A.

Place:
Cleveland

Publisher:
Arthur H. Clark

Date:
1914

Description:
368 pp. With plates from sketches, maps, etc. Red cloth stamped in gilt on spine, top edge gilt. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed and signed by the author on front flyleaf, dated December 1916. Soliday calls this "the only authoritative study of the Russian expansion on the Pacific published in any language during the past century," and notes that "the work is of such importance that the Russian government translated and issued the volume in Russian." Howes G223; Smith 3636; Soliday I-927; Tweney 23.

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Condition:
A little rubbing to extremities, very faint stains to rear covers; nick to front hinge, a near fine, bright copy.


 
Item number:
213596
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