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Bowles's new one-sheet map of Asia, divided into its empires, kingdoms, states, and other subdivisions  : laid down from observations of the most celebrated geographers.

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Bowles's new one-sheet map of Asia, divided into its empires, kingdoms, states, and other subdivisions : laid down from observations of the most celebrated geographers.

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Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: London.
"Published as the Act directs, 4 June 1971."
Includes a methodical division of Asia into continents and islands.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Tartary, a vast country in the northern parts of Asia, bounded by Siberia on the north and west: this is called Great Tartary. The Tartars who lie south of Muscovy and Siberia, are those of Astracan, Circassia, and Dagistan, situated north-west of the Caspian-sea; the Calmuc Tartars, who lie between Siberia and the Caspian-sea; the Usbec Tartars and Moguls, who lie north of Persia and India; and lastly, those of Tibet, who lie north-west of China.

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01/01/1791
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Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
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