PALLAS Peter Simon (1741-1811) Journey to the Southern Viceroyalty of the Russian Empire in 1793 and 1794. Paris, 1805. Atlas.

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- [2] p., 55 l. ill., plan, maps. Engraved illustrations. Bound in full leather from the period. Scuffs, tears, traces of restoration on the binding, in. pcs. on ill. In 1793-1794 the well-known polymath, naturalist and traveler Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811) made a journey to the southern provinces of Russia - from St. Petersburg to the Volga region, Astrakhan, the Caspian coastal plain, the North Caucasus, the Crimea and Ukraine. The expedition involved Christian Geisler (1770-1844), an artist, engraver, and illustrator from Leipzig, who sketched southern types and locales for an atlas.