<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
Sauer, Martin.
Title:
An account of a geographical and astronomical expedition to the northern parts of Russia, for ascertaining the degrees of latitude and longitude of the mouth of the river Kovima; of the whole coast of the Tshutski, to East Cape; and of the islands in the eastern ocean, stretching to the American coast. Performed ... by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794. The whole narrated from the original papers, by Martin Sauer ...
Published/Created:
London, Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, 1802.
Physical Description:
xxvi p., 1 l., 332, 58 p. xiv plates, fold. map. 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DK754 S26 1802+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Beckford 344: William Beckford's copy, with his penciled notes.
BEIN Beckford 344: Five of the plates are present in 2 states.
Illustrations by S[amuel] J[oseph] Neale, J[ohn] Powell, [James] Neagle, R.H. Cromek, W[illiam] Cooke; after A[aron] Aarowsmith and W[illiam] Alexander.
BAC: Spine title: Billings Northern Russia.
Subject Terms:
Alaska -- Description and travel.
Aleutian Islands (Alaska) -- Description and travel.
Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Ms. notes (BEIN Beckford 344).
Billings, Joseph, 1761-1806.
Cadell, T. -- Publisher.
Davies, W. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1802.
Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel.
Staggemeier -- Binding (BEIN Beckford 344).
Strahan, A. -- Printer.
Contributors:
Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823, engraver.
Neale, Samuel John, 1788-1824, engraver.
Powell, J. (John), 1780-ca. 1833, engraver.
Neagle, James, 1760?-1822, engraver.
Cooke, William Bernard, 1778-1855, engraver.
Alexander, William, 1767-1816, ill.
Export:
XML
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.