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Typus orbis terrarum.

Typus orbis terrarum.

 
 
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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.

I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints.

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1595
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Ortelius, Abraham (1527-1598), Cartographer
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New York Public Library
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