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, &c. : 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, &c.
Printed for the author
Written in English.
Most of the illustrations are engraved plates on folded leaves (some double); 3 maps on folded leaves.
A number of plates signed: Wm. Hogarth, sculp.
List of subscribers:  p. at end of v. 1.
Errata: v. 1, p. 440; v. 2, p. 72 at end.
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