Georg Wilhelm Steller, The Pioneer of Alaska Natural History
by Stejneger, Leonhard
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. pp. xxiv, 623, with index, bibliography, and 30 places, maps, and facsimiles, including color frontispiece of Catesby's and Steller's Blue Jays. Original red cloth boards; no dust jacket. Lightly bumped at upper corners, else a fine copy. Comprehensive biography of the pioneering naturalist who participated in Bering's second Kamchatka expedition (beginning in 1743) and was the first European to describe a number of North American plants and animals.
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