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A. de La Motraye's travels through Europe, Asia, and into part of Africa : with proper cutts and maps : containing a great variety of geographical, topographical, and political observations on those parts of the world, especially on Italy, Turky, Greece, Crim and Noghaian Tartaries, Circassia, Sweden, and Lapland : a curious collection of things particularly rare, both in nature and antiquity, such as remains of antient cities and colonies, inscriptions, idols, medals, minerals, etc. : with an historical account of the most considerable events which happen'd during the space of above 25 years, such as a great revolution in the Turkish empire, by which the emperor was depos'd, the engaging of the Russian and Turkish armies on the banks of the Pruth, the late king of Sweden's reception and entertainment at Bender, his transactions with the porte, during his stay of above four years in Turky, his return into his dominions, campaigns in Norway, death, etc., his sister, the princess Ulrica's accession to the throne, her generous resignation of it to her consort the present king, and, in fine, all the chief transactions of the senate and states of Sweden, etc. Preview this item
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A. de La Motraye's travels through Europe, Asia, and into part of Africa : with proper cutts and maps : containing a great variety of geographical, topographical, and political observations on those parts of the world, especially on Italy, Turky, Greece, Crim and Noghaian Tartaries, Circassia, Sweden, and Lapland : a curious collection of things particularly rare, both in nature and antiquity, such as remains of antient cities and colonies, inscriptions, idols, medals, minerals, etc. : with an historical account of the most considerable events which happen'd during the space of above 25 years, such as a great revolution in the Turkish empire, by which the emperor was depos'd, the engaging of the Russian and Turkish armies on the banks of the Pruth, the late king of Sweden's reception and entertainment at Bender, his transactions with the porte, during his stay of above four years in Turky, his return into his dominions, campaigns in Norway, death, etc., his sister, the princess Ulrica's accession to the throne, her generous resignation of it to her consort the present king, and, in fine, all the chief transactions of the senate and states of Sweden, etc.

Author: Aubry de La Mottraye; William Hogarth
Publisher: London : Printed for the author, In the year MDCCXXIII [1723].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Copper engravings
Early works
Travel literature
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
La Mottraye, Aubry de, approximately 1674-1743.
A. de La Motraye's Travels through Europe, Asia, and into parts of Africa.
London, Printed for the author, 1723
(OCoLC)707355722
Named Person: Charles, King of Sweden; Charles, King of Sweden
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aubry de La Mottraye; William Hogarth
Language Note: Translated from the French manuscript. In 1732 the author published his own English translation.
OCLC Number: 56728843
Notes: Title vignettes, engraved; a number of plates signed Wm. Hogarth, Sculp.
Description: 2 v. : ill., folded maps ; 36 cm. (fol.)
Other Titles: Voyages de Sr A. de La Motraye.
Travels through Europe, Asia, and into part of Africa
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