Travel Literature in English and Russian

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Travels in Siberia

Travel Literature in English and Russian
The titles in this bibliography consist of nineteenth century and early twentieth century literature about travels in various parts of the vast Russian empire. Most are travel memoirs of long journeys through Siberia and other perilous environments, written mainly by Europeans in English, though there is one in Russian. Also included is the Baedeker Handbook for Russia, which includes many maps and illustrations, and is part of a many volume set of guidebooks

Albemarie, George Thomas Keppel.
Personal narrative of a journey from India to England, by Bussorah, Bagdad, the ruins of Babylon, Curdistan, the court of Persia, the western shore of the Caspian Sea, Astrakhan, Nishney Novogorod, Moscow, and St. Petersburgh: in the year 1824.
Philadelphia, Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827.
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Atkinson, Thomas Witlam.
Oriental and western Siberia; a narrative of seven years' exploration and adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and a part of central Asia.
New York, Harper & brothers, 1865.
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Baedeker, Karl.
Russia, with Teheren, Port Arthur, and Peking; handbook for travellers by Karl Baedeker; with 40 maps and 78 plans.
Leipzig: K. Baedeker; New York, C. Scribner's sons; [etc., etc.] 1914.
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Carr, John, Sir.
A northern summer: or, Travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and part of Germany, in the year 1804.
Philadelphia: Samuel F. Bradford, 1805.
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Cochrane, John Dundas.
Narrative of a pedestrian journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary, from the frontiers of China to the Frozen sea and Kamtchatka; performed during the years 1820, 1821, 1822, and 1823.
Philadelphia, H. C. Carey, & I. Lea, and A. Small, New York, Collins & Hannay, 1824.
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Colquhoun, Archibald R.
Overland to China.
New York : Harper, 1900.
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Halen, Juan Van.
Narrative of Don Juan Van Halen's imprisonment in the dungeons of the inquisition at Madrid, and his escape in 1817 and 1818; to which are added, his journey to Russia, his campaign with the army of the Caucasus, and his return to Spain in 1821.
New York, J.J. Harper, 1828.
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Hill, S. S.
Travels in Siberia.
London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854.
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Gift of Edward Munce

Laverne, Leger Marie Philippe de.
The life of Field Marshal Souvarof; with reflections upon the principal events, political and military, connected with the history of Russia, during part of the eighteenth century.
Baltimore: E. J. Coale; New York, Eastburn, Kirk, & co., 1814.
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Oliphant, Laurence.
The Russian shores of the Black sea in the autumn of 1852, with a voyage down the Volga, and a tour through the country of the Don Cossacks From the 3d. London ed.
New York, Redfield, 1854.
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Porter, Robert Ker, Sir.
Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden. During the years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808.
Philadelphia: Published by Hopkins and Earle. Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1809.
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Radishchev, Aleksandr Nikolaevich.
Puteshestvie iz Peterburga v Moskvu. [Путешествие из Петербурга в Москву The Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow]. V Sanktpeterburge, 1790. 1790
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Original Accessions, Gift of Edward Munce