Fussreise durch Russland und die sibirische Tartarei, und von der chinesischen Gränze nach dem Eismeer und Kamtschatka. Weimar 1825.
Pp. iv, 496, (2). Without endpapers. Foxed throughout. Contemporary half calf, very worn, remains of old title label. A German translation of "Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary..." (London 1824). Captain John Dundas Cochrane was a nephew of the famous Lord Cochrane, and after the peace, being turned down for further naval service, set out on foot to tour the world. The Russian Government gave him travelling facilities and he travelled, mainly by foot, across Siberia to Kamsckatka. This account contains observations from the expeditions of Otto von Kotebue, Vasilieff and Baron Ferdinand Vrangel. Includes descriptions of the native people, their social and economic conditions. Cf Artic Bibl. 350. Cf Howes C528.
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