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Postels, A. (Aleksandr), 1801–1871
Illustrationes algarum in itinere circa orbem jussu Imperatoris Nicolai I : atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano Pacifico, inprimis septemtrionali ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum / Auctoribus Alexandro Postels et Francisco Ruprecht.
Additional Title(s):

Russian title: Izobrazhenīi︠a︡ i opisanīi︠a︡ morskikh rastenīĭ

Izobrazhenii︠a︡ i opisanii︠a︡ morskikh rasteniĭ
Petropoli : Typis Eduardi Pratz, MDCCCXL [1840]
Physical Description:
[4], vi, 22, [6], iv, 22, [2] pages, [41] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 72 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 14
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Latin and Russian text, each with separate title page.
Concerning the Russian scientific expedition led by Captain Lutke accompanied by Kittlitz, Postels and Mertens as chief scientists. The expedition reached Sitka in June, 1827, and began exploration and survey of the North-West Coast of the United States, naming various points, and discovering St. Matthew Island. The Caroline Islands were discovered by this expedition.
Subject Terms:
Alaska -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian.
Caroline Islands -- Discovery and exploration.
Discoveries in geography.
Marine algae.
Natural history.
Pacific Area -- Discovery and exploration.
Pacific Area -- History -- 19th century.
Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian.
Scientific expeditions -- Russia.
Voyages and travels -- Russia.
Lithographs -- 1840.
Litke, F. P. (Fedor Petrovich), graf, 1797-1882.
Mertens, Karl Heinrich, 1796-1830.
Ruprecht, F. (Franz)

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