A Selection of Rare Books about British Columbia

Including a copy of KRUSENSTERN
A Commercial Venture to the Pacific Northwest and China Results in the
First Russian Circumnavigation of the World

Krusenstern, Adam Johann von.  VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, IN THE YEARS 1803, 1804, 1805, & 1806, by order of His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, on Board the Ships Nadeshda and Neva.  Translated from the Original German by Richard Belgrave Hoppner, Esq.  London: Printed by C. Roworth [Vol. 1] and T. Davison [Vol. 2] for John Murray, 1813.  2 volumes bound in one.  4to.  1st edition in English.  xxxii + 4pp (Contents) + 314pp; 1pp (title leaf) + 7pp (Contents) + 404pp.  2 hand-colored aquatint frontispieces, folding engraved chart of the “Northwest Part of the Great Ocean.” 

British Columbia

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