Moscow: Sotsekgiz, 1938. Item #154
282 pp., 15 ill., maps. 20x13,5 cm.
In original publisher's cloth. Fine, couple pages with damp stain, rubbed endpapers.
First edition. First book describing these territories.
Book on geography, flora and fauna, population, history and economics of the most important Soviet islands in the Pacific - The Commander Islands (islands were named after commander Vitus Bering who discovered them in 1741), Karaginsky Island (was discovered by Vitus Bering in 1732) and The Shantar Islands (islands were discovered during expedition of Jacob Elchin in 1718-1719).