Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire in the years 1793 and 1794. Translated from the German of P.S. Pallas Counsellor of State to His Imperial Majesty of all the Russias.

London: Printed by A. Strahan for T. N. Longman and O. Rees, T. Cadell and W. Davies, and J. Murray and S. Highley, 1802 & 1803.

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First Edition. With 3 folding maps, 25 plates (most hand-colored, some folding), and 14 vignettes (most in color) in volume I; plus 26 (of 27) plates (most are hand-colored, some folding), 14 vignettes (mostly hand-colored), and 3 folding maps in volume II. xxiii, [1], 552; xxx, [2], 523 pp. 2 vols. Thick 4to. Modern half black morocco and marbled boards. Lacking plate 4 in volume 2. "An extremely charming colour plate book [which] deserves a place in every colour plate book collection for its numerous attractive coloured vignettes, an unusual feature". Abbey, Travel , 222; Cat. Rusica P59; Tooley 357; Cox, Volume 1, p. 199.

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