Item #181652 Travels from St. Petersburgh in Russia, to various parts of Asia : illustrated with maps / by John Bell, of Antermony. John Bell.

Travels from St. Petersburgh in Russia, to various parts of Asia : illustrated with maps / by John Bell, of Antermony

Edinburgh : printed for William Creech, and sold by John Murray, ... London, 1806. 1st Single Volume Edition. Very good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked 1/2 aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt bands to spine. Some wear to spine bands with panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. All edges speckled. Previous owner's signature to ffep. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 616 pages; Description: xiv, 616p. : 2 fold-out maps (collated) ; 21.5cm. Subjects: Asia - Description and travel - Early works to 1800. Russia - Description and travel - Early works to 1800. China - Foreign relations - Russia. Russia - Foreign relations - China. With folded maps: "A map of Mr. Bell's journeys from St. Petersburg to Ispahan and from Petersburg to Constantinople." and: "A map of Mr. Bell's journey from Moscow to Pekin." Bound with: "Journal of the residence of Mr de Lange, ... At the court of Pekin, during the years 1721 and 1722. Translated from the French" p. [403]-531. Item #181652

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