Russia's Hawaiian Adventure, 1815-1817. Richard A. Pierce.

Russia's Hawaiian Adventure, 1815-1817

Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1965.

First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. xvii, 245 pp, with bibliography, index, map endpapers. A fine copy, in price clipped dust jacket with very light shelf wear. From the dust jacket: "Published here for the first time are more than sixty instructions, letters, reports, treaty texts and other documents that convey the color and drama of the South Seas epic. They provide fresh material concerning the early history of the newest states - Hawaii and Alaska - and add to our knowledge of the old Northwest coast and Spanish California, the New England trade with China, and international relations in the Pacific basin during the early nineteenth century."

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Price: $40.00

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