27 September 2006
ADAM JOHANN VON KRUZENSTERN (1770-1846)
Memoir of the celebrated Admiral Adam John de Krusentern The first Russian Circumnavigator, translated from the German, by his daughter Madame Charlott Bernhardi, and edited by Rear-Admiral Sir John Ross. London: Longmans, Green, Brown and Longmans, 1856. 8° (221 x 338mm). Half-title. Steel-engraved portrait frontispiece. Original green cloth (rebacked). Provenance: Sir John Barrow (inscribed 'Presented to the United Service Institution John Barrow Feb: 1856') -- United Service Institution (inscription, bookplate, blind-stamp). FIRST EDITION.
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