Balagans or summer Habitations, with the method of Drying Fish at St. Peter & Paul. Kamtschatka.

Balagans or summer Habitations, with the method of Drying Fish at St. Peter & Paul. Kamtschatka.

London: Boydell, 1809 (1820). A view of the raised summer dwellings of the natives of Kamtschatka, Russia, published in John Webber's "Views in the South Seas", which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Collection 136). London. Pubd. April 1, 1809 by Boydell & Compy. No. 90 Cheapside. Vol. III Book VI. page 375. Impression mark 450 x 325 mm, on paper 500 x 363mm. Colored aquatint and accompanying letterpress in very good condition. The text is drawn from the published account of the voyage. The print & letterpress are watermarked J. Whatman 1820. Joppien & Smith 3.362b. Item #14336

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