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1770 Gmelin Reise pl 043.jpg
This map of the city of Astrakhan' was produced by Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin and was included in the second volume (1774) of his work "Reise durch Russland zur Untersuchung der drei Natur-Reiche."

This is a composite map made in WorldMap projecting the location of state, church, and private gardens around the outskirts of Astrakhan' in 1774.

1763 Bell title.jpg
This edition of John Bell's "Travels..." was printed in two volumes detailing Bell's travels from 1715 through 1718 along the Volga River, the Caspian Sea and into Persia.

1753 Handway title.jpg
This 4 volume work by Jonas Hanway details much of the economic activity enriching the Russian Empire along the edges of the Caspian Sea in the 1740s and 50s.

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This 4-volume work by Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin is a rich account of the nature throughout Russia's southern regions.
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