Details: xviii, 413, 32 p. 19 cm. Frontispiece portrait, another portrait, 2 colour maps, map in text. 186 exceptional woodcuts, including group portrait of the crew, Christmas Eve on the Vega, exterior scenes from the voyage, plant and animal life, fish, as well as many portraits of Eskimos and the Chukchi people. Green cloth. minor tear in right edge of spine, front hinge cracked internally, tear in edge of final page. 32 p. of publisher's ads at rear.