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Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann Von

Published by Gale Ecco, Print Editions 2010-10-20 (2010)

ISBN 10: 1170784348 ISBN 13: 9781170784341

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About this Item: Gale Ecco, Print Editions 2010-10-20, 2010. Paperback. Condition: As New. Books is in new condition. Seller Inventory # DS-1170784348-11

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Philipp Johann von Strahlenberg

Published by Gale ECCO, Print Editions (2010)

ISBN 10: 1170784348 ISBN 13: 9781170784341

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About this Item: Gale ECCO, Print Editions, 2010. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1170784348

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Philipp Johann von Strahlenberg

Published by Gale ECCO, Print Editions (2010)

ISBN 10: 1170784348 ISBN 13: 9781170784341

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About this Item: Gale ECCO, Print Editions, 2010. Paperback. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1170784348

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Philip J. Von Strahlenberg

Published by Ayer Company Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN 10: 0405030665 ISBN 13: 9780405030666

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About this Item: Ayer Company Publishers, Incorporated. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0405030665I5N10

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Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann Baron de:

Published by London, . Innys and R. Manby athe West End of St. Paul`s and L. Gilliver, at Homer`s Head against St Dunstan`s Church in Fleet Street, (1736)

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About this Item: London, . Innys and R. Manby athe West End of St. Paul`s and L. Gilliver, at Homer`s Head against St Dunstan`s Church in Fleet Street, 1736. Condition: Sehr gut. New cloth binding, "Russia" in gilt on spine, ix, [ii], 463 pp. There are in all 20 tables and illustrations, some of which are numbered, others not, as published. The illustrations are not printed in the numbered order - table X is on p. 327, table VII on p. 348. There is i.a. a table with ancient Arabick of Kufian Character and modern Arabick or Nis-chi character. There are 3 folding plates, 2 with sketch maps. There is also a plate showing 2 pages of a book in Tibetan, making this book on of the first to show the language of Tibet. The book is complete with all illustrations, save for one map mentioned on the title, which was however published at a later date and is therefore usually missing. One page has lost an edge (but still far outside prined area), very occasional some spot, a very clean copy with sharp impressions. The author gave some of the earliest accounts of Kamtschatka and the Buddhist religion among the Kalmuck, with a Kalmuck vocabulary. Quite uncommon first English edition. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1170. Seller Inventory # 14441

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An Historico-Geographical description of the north and: STRAHLENBERG, Philipp Johann

STRAHLENBERG, Philipp Johann von.

Published by London: Brotherton (1738)

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About this Item: London: Brotherton, 1738. 4to. (22.7 x 17.5 cm). xii, 463 pp., with large folding map by R.W. Seale, folding woodcut map, folding table, 10 engraved plates (3 folding including 1 map), woodcut tables and illustrations in text (some full-page); inscription in ink to title, repaired small marginal tear to pp. 311-312. Contemporary calf, gilt ruled covers, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering to second compartment, gilt decorative ornaments to the others; neatly rebacked to style. An excellent copy of this celebrated study of Russia and Mongolia, complete with the large map; with fine English provenance. The author, the Swedish officer Philipp Johann Tabert von Strahlenberg (16761747), spent 10 years in captivity in Siberia between 1711 and 1722 following the defeat of Charles XII. During his stay in Russia he collected information and material on the languages and people of Ural and Altai stock, which became the basis for the present work. The text is of great importance, offering much first hand information - geographical, historical, and ethnographic - about Siberia and Great Tartary. The work also includes early descriptions of the linguistics of the region, with a Kalmyk vocabulary that includes translations of Mongolian words. The most important aspect of the present work, however, is von Strahlenberg's rare map depicting the Russian realm and Great Tartary, which contains extensive information about Siberia. Preparing the map, von Strahlenberg used his own latitudinal calculations as well as expedition accounts written by others. This copy is of the second English edition (after the first edition in German in 1730 and the first English of 1736), with the map specially re-engraved by Richard William Seale. It comes from the library of the Bickford family, who resided in the historic country house Dunsland, in the parish of Bradford, near Holsworthy, in Devon, England. The manor was home to four generations of the Bickford family from c. 1830. The house was sold in 1947 and destroyed by fire twenty years later. Cox I, 194; Crowther 2034. Seller Inventory # 91008

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An Histori-Geographical Description of the north and: STRAHLENBERG, Philipp Johann

About this Item: Printed for W. Innys and R. Manby, London, 1737. Quarto. (8 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches). 1 large folding engraved map "Nova descriptio geographica Tattariae Magnae." (sheet size: 26 x 39 inches), 1 folding woodcut map, 1 folding letterpress chart, 10 engraved plates (3 folding), and numerous illustrations in the text. Expertly bound to style in contemporary marbled sheep, covers bordered with a gilt double filet, spine with raised bands in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, the others with an overall repeat decoration in gilt First edition in English of a key work on Siberia, with the rare and important large folding map of the region. A Swedish officer taken prisoner during Charles XII's campaign in Russia, Strahlenberg was held captive in Siberia for thirteen years. Situated in Tobolsk from 1711 to 1721, he was able to explore the lower basins of the Ob and Yenisey rivers, gathering the geographical information regarding the northern and eastern parts of Europe and Asia recorded in this book and its large folding map. The text is of great importance offering much first-hand information -- geographical, historical and ethnographic -- about Siberia and Great Tartary. The work also includes early descriptions of the linguistics of the region, with a Kalmyv vocabulary including the translations of Mongolian words. The most important aspect of the present work, however, is Strahlenberg's rare and significant map representing the Russian realm and Great Tartary, containing extensive information regarding Siberia. Strahlenberg utilized a wide array of sources in preparing his map. He used his own latitude calculations, as well as readings he had taken with Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt, a Prussian naturalist with whom he travelled in Russia. Measurements and other geographic information were obtained from other sources as well, including Swedish officers on different expeditions, Swedish and German travellers, and Russian cartographers and explorers. The map, first published separately to accompany the Stockholm, 1730 first edition, is here re-engraved by R.W. Seale, and dated 1737. The map encompasses the area between 50° and 185° east longitude and 32° and 75° north latitude. It records the Russian territories from west of Moscow to Japan in the east and includes northern China, Tibet, and Turkestan in the south. Neighboring countries such as Poland, Persia, India, and Mongolia are documented. Numerous important geographic features are also represented: the Arctic and Pacific oceans, and the Caspian Sea; the Urals, Caucasus, and the Himalayan mountains; and the Gobi desert. The map is most notable, however, for its accurate representation of Siberia, particularly the settlement patterns of the region's various populations. Bagrow notes that after Semyon Remezov's map, Strahlenberg's map is the "most important source of historical-geographical information about Siberia." Cordier 2713; Cox I, 194; Lowndes III, 2528. Seller Inventory # 34963

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About this Item: London: Printed for J. Brotherton, J. Hazard, W. Meadows [and others], 1738., 1738. [4],ix,[3],463pp. plus large folding engraved map, "Nova descriptio geographica Tattariae Magnae." (by Seale, dated 1737, sheet size: 26 x 39 inches); folding woodcut map, folding letterpress chart, ten engraved plates (three folding) at rear, and numerous illustrations in the text. Quarto. Bound to style in antique calf, spine ornately gilt with leather label. Bookplate on front pastedown. Small repaired tear to one leaf. Internally clean. Near fine. Second edition in English of a key work on Siberia, with an important large folding map of the region. A Swedish officer taken prisoner during Charles XII's campaign in Russia, Strahlenberg was held captive in Siberia for thirteen years. Situated in Tobolsk from 1711 to 1721, he was able to explore the lower basins of the Ob and Yenisey rivers, gathering the geographical information regarding the northern and eastern parts of Europe and Asia recorded in this book and its large folding map. The text is of great importance, offering much firsthand information - geographical, historical, and ethnographic - about Siberia and Great Tartary. The work also includes early descriptions of the linguistics of the region, with a Kalmyv vocabulary including the translations of Mongolian words. The most important aspect of the present work, however, is Strahlenberg's rare and significant map representing the Russian realm and Great Tartary, containing extensive information regarding Siberia. Strahlenberg utilized a wide array of sources in preparing his map. He used his own latitude calculations, as well as readings he had taken with Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt, a Prussian naturalist with whom he travelled in Russia. Measurements and other geographic information were obtained from other sources as well, including Swedish officers on different expeditions, Swedish and German travellers, and Russian cartographers and explorers. The present second English edition (after the first edition in 1730 and the first edition in English of 1736) was re-engraved by R.W. Seale. The map encompasses the area between 50° and 185° east longitude and 32° and 75° north latitude. It records the Russian territories from west of Moscow to Japan in the east and includes northern China, Tibet, and Turkestan in the south. Neighboring countries such as Poland, Persia, India, and Mongolia are documented. Numerous important geographic features are also represented: the Arctic and Pacific oceans, and the Caspian Sea; the Urals, Caucasus, and the Himalayan mountains; and the Gobi desert. The map is most notable, however, for its accurate representation of Siberia, particularly the settlement patterns of the region's various populations. Bagrow notes that after Semyon Remezov's map, Strahlenberg's map is the "most important source of historical- geographical information about Siberia." CORDIER 2713. COX I:194. LOWNDES III:2528. Seller Inventory # WRCAM 53936

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An Historico-Geographical description of the north and: Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann

Strahlenberg, Philipp Johann von

Published by London: Innys and R. Manby (1738)

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About this Item: London: Innys and R. Manby, 1738. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. London: Innys and R. Manby, 1738, Second English Edition. Large 8vo, Quarto -23.4 cm. [ix], (3), 463pp. (11), with important large folding map by R.W. Seale, fold-out woodcut map, fold-out table, 10 engraved plates (3 fold-outs including 1 map), woodcut tables and illustrations in text. Contemporary calf, gilt ruled front and rear covers, spine with five raised bands, gilt lettering on brown morocco tab in second compartment, gilt ruling to the others. Attractive armorial bookplate named "Rolle" inside front cover. An excellent, complete and Rare copy of a very important early travel narrative related to Russia and Siberia. A complete copy of the celebrated study of Russia, Siberia and Mongolia. The author spent 10 years in Siberian captivity between 1711-1722 after the defeat of Charles XII. During his stay in Russia he collected information and material on the languages and people of Uralic and Altaic stock, which became the basis for this work. The text is highly significant by offering much first-hand information related to the geographical, historical, and ethnographic character of Siberia and Great Tartary. Also included is early descriptions of the linguistics of the region, with a Kalmyk vocabulary including the translations of Mongolian words. Arguably the most important aspect of this publication is Strahlenberg's rare and important map representing the Russian realm and Great Tartary, which contains extensive information regarding Siberia. Cox I, 194; Crowther 2034. Seller Inventory # DRGp 9.4

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