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Creator:
Lisi︠a︡nskiĭ, I︠U︡riĭ, 1773-1837, ill.
Title:
A voyage round the world, in the years 1803, 4, 5, & 6 : performed, by order of His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, Emperor of Russia, in the ship Neva / by Urey Lisiansky.
Alternate Title(s):
Puteshestvie vokrug sveta. English
Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Booth ... and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, by S. Hamilton, 1814.
Physical Description:
xxi, [3], 388 p., [13] leaves of plates ([3] folded) : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G420 .L57 1814+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Chapters 8-12 (p. 138-244) describe the author's visit to Kodiak and Sitka.
Stipple engraved portrait of the author drawn and engraved by Cardine (i.e. João Cardini?). Diagrams engraved by Smith; after Lisiansky. Colored aquatint by John Heaviside Clark; after Lisiansky. Maps engraved under the direction of Aaron Arrowsmith.
Published originally in Russian, St. Petersburg, 1812; English translation by the author.
Eberstadt, no. III-153.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 4
"A vocabulary of the language of the islands of Cadiack and Oonalaschca, the bay of Kenay, and Sitca Sound."--P. 329-338.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf with marbled boards. Binder's ticket: F. Westley, Friar St., Showmaker Row. Bookplate: East.
Subject Terms:
Alaska -- Description and travel.
Alaska -- History -- To 1867.
Booth, J. -- Publisher.
East -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1814.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1814.
Hamilton, S. -- Printer.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown -- Publisher.
Neva (Ship)
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1814.
Voyages around the world.
Westley, F. -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1814.
Contributors:
Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823, engraver.
Cardini, João, 18th/19th cent., engraver.
Clark, John Heaviside, ca. 1770-1863, engraver.
Smith, engraver.
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