The Resource 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 command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second, empress of all the Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794., The whole narrated from the original papers, by Martin Sauer, secretary to the expedition

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 command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second, empress of all the Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794., The whole narrated from the original papers, by Martin Sauer, secretary to the expedition

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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 command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second, empress of all the Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794.
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An account of a geographical and astronomical expedition to the northern parts of Russia,
Title remainder
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 command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second, empress of all the Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794.
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The whole narrated from the original papers, by Martin Sauer, secretary to the expedition
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Contributor
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Language
  • eng
  • mul
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 77152
  • 6134
Citation source
  • Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time
  • Wickersham, J. Bibliography of Alaskan literature, 1724-1924
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Sauer, Martin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Language note
Text primarily in English with some vocabulary in transliterated Russian and indigenous languages of Siberia such as Yakut, Yukagir, and Tungus (or Lamut)
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1750-1823
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Arrowsmith, Aaron
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  • Billings, Joseph
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Aleuts
  • Eskimos
  • Aleut language
  • Koniagmiut dialect
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Asiatic Russia
  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska)
  • Kodiak Archipelago (Alaska)
  • Alaska
  • Russia (Federation)
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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 command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second, empress of all the Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794., The whole narrated from the original papers, by Martin Sauer, secretary to the expedition
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  • Colophon reads: Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street
  • "Vocabulary of the Yukagir, Yakut, and Tungoose (or Lamut) languages", p. [1]-8, 4th count, includes vocaulary in English translated into those Siberian languages
  • "Vocabulary of Kamtshatka, the Aleutian Islands, and of Kadiak", p. [9]-14, 4th count, includes vocabulary in English translated into the Itelmen, Aleut, and Koniagmiut languages and dialects
  • Signatures: [A]4 ([A]1, [A]2 versos blank) a-b4 (b4 verso blank) c2 (c2 verso blank) B-2T4 2U2 [A]-[G]4 [H]2 (-[H]2)
  • Errata: p. [1], 2nd count
  • Folded map, bound to face p. [1], 3rd count, has cartouche reading: A chart of the strait between Asia & America with the coast of Tschutski, laid down from astronomical observations, made in the icy sea during the years1786 &c. to 1794. Drawn by A. Arrowsmith
  • There are 15 leaves of plates, of which there is a folded map and illustrations numbered I-XIV
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, [2], 332, 58 pages, [15] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in paper-covered boards; front and rear boards fully detached; housed in red cloth-covered slipcase measuring 30 cm. in height.
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illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)85887692
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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 command of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Second, empress of all the Russias, by Commodore Joseph Billings, in the years 1785, &c. to 1794., The whole narrated from the original papers, by Martin Sauer, secretary to the expedition
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Publication
Note
  • Colophon reads: Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street
  • "Vocabulary of the Yukagir, Yakut, and Tungoose (or Lamut) languages", p. [1]-8, 4th count, includes vocaulary in English translated into those Siberian languages
  • "Vocabulary of Kamtshatka, the Aleutian Islands, and of Kadiak", p. [9]-14, 4th count, includes vocabulary in English translated into the Itelmen, Aleut, and Koniagmiut languages and dialects
  • Signatures: [A]4 ([A]1, [A]2 versos blank) a-b4 (b4 verso blank) c2 (c2 verso blank) B-2T4 2U2 [A]-[G]4 [H]2 (-[H]2)
  • Errata: p. [1], 2nd count
  • Folded map, bound to face p. [1], 3rd count, has cartouche reading: A chart of the strait between Asia & America with the coast of Tschutski, laid down from astronomical observations, made in the icy sea during the years1786 &c. to 1794. Drawn by A. Arrowsmith
  • There are 15 leaves of plates, of which there is a folded map and illustrations numbered I-XIV
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, [2], 332, 58 pages, [15] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in paper-covered boards; front and rear boards fully detached; housed in red cloth-covered slipcase measuring 30 cm. in height.
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)85887692

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