Travel & Natural History | 21 March 2013
Foulis Press.- Bell (John) - Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia,
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Foulis Press.- Bell (John)
Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia,
2 vol. in 1, first edition , folding engraved map, list of subscribers, errata f. at end, offsetting, occasional spotting, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original richly gilt backstrip with crest at head and red morocco label, some worming to lower corners, rubbed, [Gaskell 415; Blackmer 111; Cordier, Sinica 2093], 4to, Glasgow, Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1763.
⁂ Bell travelled throughout Russia and the east during 1715-1738. He accompanied the embassies of Peter the Great to Isphan in Persia in 1715-1718 and travelled to Peking through Siberia and on to Derbent in Persia in 1719-1722.
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