Ivan Kruzenshtern. Travel around the world in 1803, 1804, 1805 and 1806
Cover handmade genuine leather (nubuck)
Format 168×260 mm
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Black-and-white illustrations and folding gluing
Paper Olin Regular (France)
Even now a trip around the world on a sailing ship seems to gamble. Two centuries ago it was possible to compare it with modern flight in outer space. The hero of the Russo-Swedish war of Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern, together with his friend at the Marine corps Yury Fedorovich Lisyansky in 1803 went to the first Russian world expedition on the sloops "Nadezhda" and "Neva" to get a trade route to China and deliver in a closed from all over the world Japan Russian Embassy of Nikolai Petrovich Rezanov, who became the prototype of the protagonist of the rock Opera "Juno and Avos". Nine survivors of the storms, managed to cheat the harsh ocean, around reefs, and to find a common language with the natives intrepid explorers in three years returned to his homeland, enriching world science new geographical discoveries and establishing a direct relationship with the Russian metropolis in America. "Each is an outstanding researcher makes his name in the history of science not only their discoveries, but the discoveries to which it encourages others." The indefatigable Admiral Krusenstern, from childhood dreams about the sea, generously shared their experience and knowledge: has developed guidance for the circumnavigation expeditions of Kotzebue, Bellingshausen, Lazarev, Litke and other prominent travelers, he headed the Naval Academy and was one of the originators of the Russian geographical society.