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[Maps of the world] / J.L. v. Bachr' sculpt.

[Maps of the world] / J.L. v. Bachr' sculpt.

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Includes maps according to Herodotus, Strabo, Ptolemy, "the Ancients," and wind charts of Aristotle and Vitruvius.

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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01/01/1851
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