Travels in Poland, Russia, Sweden and Denmark – Illustrated with Charts and Engravings [15 maps and 13 portraits / illustrations]. Illustrations and fold-out-maps include: 1.″Map of Poland with its Dismember’d Provinces” by Thomas Kitchin Senior / 2. “A Polish Gentleman” / 3. “Stanislaus Augustus – King of Poland” / 4. “Map of European Russia” by Thomas Kitchin Senior / 5. “A Plan [Map] of the City of Moscow” [by Thomas Kitchin (1784)] / 6. “A Plan of the City of St. Petersburgh” [by Thomas Kitchin (1784)] / 7. “A Russian Gentleman in a Winter Dress” / 8. “Catharine The Second, Empress of Russia” / 9. “Apparatus for freezing Quicksilver” / 10. “Pugatchef” [Portrait of Yemelyan Ivanovich Pugachev] / 11. “Chart [Map] of the Caspian Sea” / 12. “Territorial Acquisitions of Catherine the Second in the Vicinity of the Black Sea” [The map showing the acquisitions includes Crimea / Tavrida] / 13. “Plan [Map] of the Canal of Vishnei Voloshok, which unites the Baltic and the Caspian” [Also shows the “Plan of the Ladoga Canal” with the Fortress of Schlusselburgh and the new road to Moscow from St.Petersburgh, Lake of Gorodolub and Lake Mastino] [by Thomas Kitchin (1784)] / 14. “Map of Southern Norway” Published by T. Cadell in London, October 1790 / 15. “Plan [Map] of the Canal of Stroemsholm which joins the Lake Sodra Barke on the Confines of Dalecarlia to the Lake Maeler” Published by T. Cadell in London, October 1790 / 16. “Map of the Danish Isles, Sleswick and Holstein [Schleswig Holstein]” by Thomas Kitchin Senior / 17. “A Plan [Map] of the City of Copenhagen” Published by T. Cadell in London, March, 1784 / 18. “[Plan / Map] of the “Canal of Kiel” with inset: “Plan of the Canal of Kiel, which joins the Northern Sea and the Baltic” – Published by T. Cadell in London, march, 1784 [showing Kiel, Rendsburg, Holtenau and the River Eider] / 19. “A Map of the Southern Provinces of Sweden” (very minor tear) – [by Thomas Kitchin senior (1784)] / 20. “A Fin Peasant selling Game” [Hunting / Finland / Game & Wildfowl] / 21. “A Swedish Gentleman in the Court Dress” / 22. “A Swedish Lady in the Court Dress” / 23. “Gustavus the Third, King of Sweden” / 24. A Plan [Map] of the City of Stockholm” – [by Thomas Kitchin (1784)] / 25. [Map / Plan of the] “Canal of Trolhaetta” [Trollhättan / Trollhaettan] with inset of “Course of the River Gotha from the Wenner Lake to Aker” Published by T. Cadell in London, March 1784 / “A Russian in a Winter Dress” / “Male and Female Remiz; or Penduline Titmouse” [Penduline Tit / Ornithology]/ 26. “Specimen of Russian Print (cyrillic)” this the only illustration placed inside the text-volumes (Volume I, facing page 373) //
The Fifth Edition. Six Volumes (complete set of 5 Volumes text plus separate Volume with Plates). London, Printed for T.Cadell and W.Davies, 1802. Octavo. 28 Illustrations in total [15 maps (often large-fold-out-maps) and 13 full-page illustrations of inhabitants of Sweden, Finland and Russia in their local Dress / Pagination: Volume I: XV, 404 pages including the rare Specimen of Russian Print (cyrillic) / Volume II: (3), 374 pages / Volume III: (3), 404 pages / Volume IV: (3), 367 pages including the “Genealogical Table of the Kings of Sweden of the House of Vasa (Genalogy of the House of Wasa)”/ Volume V: (3), 283 pages plus 56 unnumbered pages of an Index and including a “Genealogical Table of the Kings of Denmark of the House of Oldenburgh (House of Oldenburg)” and verso “Genealogical Table of the Kings of Denmark, from Harald Blaatand to Christian I.” / Plates Volume [Volume Six]: Original, mid-19th century Hardcover (half-leather with gilt lettering on spines). Unusual, much more valuable version of this edition with the plates and maps in a separate Volume instead of being bound with the text. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The upper and lower spines slightly bumped. Hinges starting but holding. The plates-volume needs repair with both boards cleanly detached. Interior very clean. The plates, illustrations and maps all in unusually excellent condition with only very minor signs of wear (two absolutely minor tears to two maps). Excellent publication, with an abundance of large maps and folkloristic illustration, all printed in the late 18th-century, mostly by Thomas Kitchin, but bound in the 1802-edition.