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81.  Le Bruyn’s Voyage to the Levant, and Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and the East Indies.  Translated from the French. 1720. 8 vols. fol.

82.  Description of the North and Eastern Parts of Europe and Asia.  Translated from the German of Baron Strahlenberg. 1738, 4to.

83.  Historical Account of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea, with a Journey of Travels from London, through Russia, Germany, and Holland.  By James Hanway. 1754. 2 vols. 4to.

84.  Bell of Antermony’s Travels from St. Petersburgh in Russia to several Parts of Asia.  Glasgow, 1763. 2 vols. 4to.

85.  Memoirs of B.H.  Bruce, containing an Account of his Travels in Germany, Russia, Tartary, and the Indies. 1782. 4to.

86.  A Journey from India to England, in the year 1797.  By John Jackson. 1799. 8vo.

87.  Histoire des Decouvertes faites par divers Voyageurs.  Pallas, Gmelin, Guldenstedt, et Lepechin, dans plusieurs Contrees de la Russe et de la Perse.  La Haye, 1779. 2 vol. 4to. & 6 8vo.

88.  Nouvelles Relations du Levant.  Par Poullet.  Paris, 1688. 2 vols. 12mo.—­This is a scarce and valuable work, especially that part of it which relates to Asiatic Turkey, Georgia, and Persia:  there is likewise in it a particular account of the commerce of the English and Dutch in the Levant at this period.

89.  Le Voyage du Sieur Duloir.  Paris, 1654. 4to.—­This work, beside much historical information respecting Turkey, and the Siege of Babylon in 1639, contains many particulars regarding the Religion, &c. of the Turks.  It comprises the Archipelago, Greece, European Turkey and Asia Minor.  It is likewise particular in the description of antiquities.

90.  Les Voyages de Jean Struys en Moscovie, en Tartarie, en Perse, aux Indes.  Traduits du Hollandais.  Amsterdam. 4to. 1681.  Rouen, 3 vols. 12mo. 1730.—­The Travels of Struys, who was actuated from his earliest youth with an insatiable desire to visit foreign countries, are especially interesting from the account he gives of Muscovy and Tartary at this period.

91.  Voyages tres Curieux et tres Renommes, faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.  Par Adam Olearius.  Traduits d’Allemagne.  Amsterdam, fol.

92.  Voyages en different Endroits d’Europe et d’Asie.  Par le P. Avril.  Paris, 1692. 4to.—­The object of this voyage, which was commenced in 1635, principally consisted in the discovery of a new route to China.  Turkey, Armenia, European and Asiatic Russia.  Tartary, &c. are comprised in these Travels.

93.  Voyage en Turquie et en Perse.  Par M. Otter.  Paris, 1748. 2 vols. 12mo.—­The chief merit of this work consists in the exactitude of its descriptions of places, and in the determination of their distances and true positions, which are further illustrated by maps.

94.  Beschreibung der Reise eines Polnishchen Herrn Bothschafters gen Constantinople und in die Tartary.  Nuremberg, 1574. 4to.

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