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[Bering Straits] Sayer, The Russian Discoveries from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy... London, 1775. 18 x 24. Original outlien color. Repairs to centerfold and edge tears, one of which enters map. Rubbing lower centerfold. SOLD
From Nova Zembla to Baffin Bay and south to Japan and the California coast. Follows the tracks of Bering, Chirikov ("Tschirikow") and others including "Ye cossack Schestakows." Marks the three voyages of Vitus Bering from 1725 until his death from scurvy in 1751.
Reference: Wagner NW Coast #650
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