1779 Pallas Discoveries in RUSSIA & PERSIA Asia Iran Voyage Zoology Lepechin MAP

PALLAS, Peter Simon

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Peter Simon Pallas was an 18th-century German voyager zoologist. He is most-remembered for his voyages in Russia in which he wrote an extensive topographical history of Russia. This fascinating work covered a wide range of topics including geology, mineralogy, and zoology as well as dealing with native people covering their cultures, customs, and religions. ‘Histoire de Decouvertes’ is a compilation of Pallas’ voyages to Russia and Persia as well those of Lepechin and Gmelin.

 

These volumes are illustrated with 17 impressive engravings along with a folding map of the regions of the North Sea of Azov. Notable voyages and discoveries found in this work include:

  • Journey from Zarizin to Astrakhan
  • Voyages from St Petersburg, Asoff, and Moscow
  • Persia, Enzelli to Masenderan

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1779 Pallas Discoveries in RUSSIA & PERSIA Asia Iran Voyage Zoology Lepechin MAP

Peter Simon Pallas was an 18th-century German voyager zoologist. He is most-remembered for his voyages in Russia in which he wrote an extensive topographical history of Russia. This fascinating work covered a wide range of topics including geology, mineralogy, and zoology as well as dealing with native people covering their cultures, customs, and religions. ‘Histoire de Decouvertes’ is a compilation of Pallas’ voyages to Russia and Persia as well those of Lepechin and Gmelin.

 

These volumes are illustrated with 17 impressive engravings along with a folding map of the regions of the North Sea of Azov. Notable voyages and discoveries found in this work include:

  • Journey from Zarizin to Astrakhan
  • Voyages from St Petersburg, Asoff, and Moscow
  • Persia, Enzelli to Masenderan

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PALLAS, Peter Simon

Histoire des découvertes faites par divers savans voyageurs dans plusieurs contrées de la Russie et de la Perse, relativement à l’histoire civile et naturelle, à l’économie rurale, au commerce

A Berne : Chez La Société typographique, 1779.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o   Vol. I – [4], 502

  • 9 plates

o   Vol. II – [4], 469, [3]

  •  8 plates
  • References: Barbier II, 744;
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Softcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.25in X 5.5in (21cm x 14cm)

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5722

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

PALLAS, Peter Simon

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Softcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete