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COXE, William (1747--1828)
Account of the Russian discoveries between Asia and America. To which are added, the conquest of Siberia, and the history of the transactions and commerce between Russia and China. By William Coxe, ... The third edition, revised and corrected.
London: printed by J. Nichols, for T. Cadell, 1787.
[4], xxviii, 454, [2] p., [4] fold. maps, [1] fold. pl. ; 21.0 cm. (8º)

First published in 1780, this is the first edition to contain the supplement (with separate title and half-title, continuous pagination and register), pp. [411]--454, [2], 'A Comparative View of the Russian Discoveries with those made by Captains Cook and Clerke; and a sketch of what remains to be ascertained by future navigators' (also published separately in 4o). The plates engraved by Thomas Kitchin include a view depicting the Chinese town of Maimatschin. ESTC t134276.

Copy Notes ESTC indicates that the leaf numbered iii on the recto and signed *a3, containing the 'Advertisement' to the third edition and errata, has been inserted before p. xvii; here it is inserted before p. v.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt roll-tooled spine, green morocco spine-lable.

Reference Number 286


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