[Collection of Travel Maps]

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Nine maps depicting the travels of the author to accompany his journals. The first map shows routes through parts of the Middle East and Asia with references to the Orenburgh Expedition. The second map shows routes in Northern Europe and parts of Russia, including towns in Prussia, Germany, and the Netherlands. The third map shows various portions of the Volga River in four separate, overlapping insets with nearby towns noted. The fourth map shows an area around the Eastern Ocean including present-day Saudi Arabia and India; regions and towns are noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially). ... continued below

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9 maps. ; 29 cm.

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Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. 1762.

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  • Main Title: [Collection of Travel Maps]
  • Added Title: The Appendage to the Maps of the Orenburgh Expedition No. 1 of the Provinces in Siberia, No. 2 as taken by the Russians in 1747.
  • Added Title: The Author's Routs [sic] from London as far as Zaritzen, and back through Russia, Germany and Holland.
  • Added Title: An exact map of the Course of the Great River Volga, from the Survey made by Order of the Russian Court agreeable to the set of Maps publish'd in St. Petersburg in 1745.
  • Added Title: A Map of Persia, with the Eastern Frontier, and the Greatest Part of Turkey in Asia, As taken from the Map of Mon'r de L'Isle, Also, the Moghol's Empire, as Taken from Mr. Frasier's with the Addition of Chart of Tartary. From the Maps in Vol. 1st. page 14.
  • Added Title: A Map of the Routs [sic] of the Russian Embassy to Persia in 1746, on the Western Coast; Also of Mr. George Thompson's Journey on the East; And the Author's Travels on the South Coast of the Caspian Sea. With Mr. Van Micross's Journey to Mesched.
  • Added Title: A Map of the Orenburgh Expedition, with the Russian Frontiers towards Independent Tartary, made in Orenburgh in 1747.
  • Added Title: A Plain Chart of the Caspian-Sea, According to the Observations of Cap't. John Elton, Author of Elton's Quadrant, & Thomas Woodroofe Master of the British Ship, Empress of Russia, Who Navigated this Sea three years; Presented to Mr. Jonas Hanway of St. Petersburgh in 1745, by his most Obedient Servant, Thomas Woodroofe.
  • Added Title: The Several Routs [sic], to and from Persia taken from the Map, Presented to the House of Lords by the Russia-Company in 1740, and since Corrected according to Experience.
  • Added Title: A Map of some Provinces in Siberia, and the Borders towards China, being an Appendage to the Map of [the] Russian Frontiers, as Survey'd by the Russians, 1747.
  • Added Title: Revolutions of Persia.

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Nine maps depicting the travels of the author to accompany his journals. The first map shows routes through parts of the Middle East and Asia with references to the Orenburgh Expedition. The second map shows routes in Northern Europe and parts of Russia, including towns in Prussia, Germany, and the Netherlands. The third map shows various portions of the Volga River in four separate, overlapping insets with nearby towns noted. The fourth map shows an area around the Eastern Ocean including present-day Saudi Arabia and India; regions and towns are noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially). The fifth map shows land around the Caspian Sea including routes of the Russian Embassy, towns, and geographic features (with relief shown pictorially). The sixth map shows a portion of Russia depicting the Orenburgh Expedition as well as towns, landmarks, and geographic features which are marked pictorially. The seventh map shows the Caspian Sea with surrounding regions and geographic features (with relief marked pictorially). The eighth map shows Europe and some surrounding areas including routes taken by the Russia Company, cities, and geographic features. The final (ninth) map is of Siberia and bordering areas; regions and landmarks are noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).

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9 maps. ; 29 cm.

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  • An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea: with the author's journal of travels from England through Russia into Persia: and back through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are added, the revolutions of Persia during the present century, with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli., 915.5 H199h Maps

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  • 1762

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786. [Collection of Travel Maps], map, 1762; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29425/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.