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Journal of a voyage with Bering, 1741-1742  Cover Image Book Book

Journal of a voyage with Bering, 1741-1742 / George Wilhelm Steller ; edited and with an introduction by O.W. Frost ; translated by Margritt A. Engel and O.W. Frost.

Summary:

New translation based completely on a surviving copy of Steller's 1743 manuscript that details the exploration of Alaska.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0804714460 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780804714464 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0804721815
  • ISBN: 9780804721813
  • Physical Description: vi, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1988.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Published with the assistance of the Alaska Humanities Forum and the National Endowment for the Humanities"--T.p. verso.
Maps on lining papers.
Includes index.
"First English translation, based completely on a surviving copy of Steller's manuscript, which was written in German and dated 1743"--Introd.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliography: p. [229]-238.
Subject: Bering, Vitus Jonassen, 1681-1741 > Travel > Alaska > Early works to 1800.
Steller, Georg Wilhelm, 1709-1746 > Travel > Alaska > Early works to 1800.
Bering, Vitus Jonassen.
Steller, Georg Wilhelm.
Steller, Georg Wilhelm, (1709-1746)
Bering, Vitus Jonassen, (1681-1741)
Kamchatskai͡a ėkspedit͡sii͡a (2nd : 1733-1743) > Early works to 1800.
Russians > Alaska > History > 18th century.
Ontdekkingsreizen.
Entdeckungsreise.
Expéditions scientifiques > Arctique > 18e siècle.
Expéditions d'exploration > 18e siècle > Sources.
Russes > États-Unis > Alaska > 18e siècle.
Alaska > Discovery and exploration > Early works to 1800.
Alaska.
Régions polaires > Découverte et exploration > 18e siècle.
Kamtchatka (Russie) > Découverte et exploration > Ouvrages avant 1800.
Alaska (États-Unis) > Découverte et exploration > Ouvrages avant 1800.
Genre: Quelle.
Reisebericht 1741-1742.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library AK 910.91 STE (Text) 000092857 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Checked out 02/17/2024


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