Northern regions seen by a Russian artist

BORISOV, Aleksandr Alekseevich

U Samoedov. Ot Pingi do Karskogo moria. Putevye ocherki

[Among the Samoyeds. From the Pinega river to the sea of Kars. Travel sketches]

Publication: Benke for Devrien, Skt. Peterburg, 1907.

BORISOV, Aleksandr Alekseevich, U Samoedov. Ot Pingi do Karskogo moria. Putevye ocherki

An artist-explorer gives his impressions of his polar trip to Northern Russia.

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Lively, richly illustrated account of the artist’s journey to Northern Russia, up to Novaia Zemlia and the Pole. First edition of this early work by Borisov.

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Physical Description

Tall 8vo (25.3 x 17.8 cm). Frontispiece, VI pp. incl. half-title and title, 104 pp., with 15 plates with colour illustrations tipped-in and 21 black and white plates, all after Borisov.


Original publisher’s cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, red and black, with an illustration representing the artist, flat spine lettered in gilt.


Occasional staining, slightly rubbed at extremities, upper board creased.

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