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Letters from the Caucasus and Georgia

Published 1823
Authors Freygang, Frederika Afanasyevna von, Freygang, Wilhelm von
Editor Drummond-Hay, Edward William Auriol
Translator Drummond-Hay, Louisa Margaret
Title Letters from the Caucasus and Georgia; to Which Are Added, the Account of a Journey into Persia in 1812, and an Abridged History of Persia Since the Time of Nadir Shah. Translated from the French, and Illustrated with Maps and Engravings.
Publisher’s imprint London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. MDCCCXXIII [1823].
Printer’s colophon London: Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar.
Format 8o; 1 vol.: pp. xiv. 414; plates
Sources Corvey; NSTC 2F16658; OCLC 4214277
Copy inspected Google Harv
  1. Editions: Hamburg1816(French), Hamburg1817(German), Amsterdam1817(Dutch), Vienna1826(German).

  2. Reviews: Edinburgh Rev. 28.56 (Aug. 1817): 302-35 [Hamburg 1816 edn]; British Critic 21 (Jan. 1824): 50-60; Oriental Herald 1 (Mar. 1824): 516-17.

  3. The anonymous translator (i.e. Louisa Margaret Drummond-Hay) mentions sourcing drawings for the plates from Sir Gore Ouselely, first baronet (1770–1844; ODNB), via a mutual friend. Ouseley drew up the Treaty of Gulistan (24 October 1813) and had met the Russian negotiator for that treaty and co-author of the present text, Wilhelm von Freygang, at Tehran in 1812.

  4. Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative letters
BTW record no. BTW1058
Regions Caucuses, Russia in Asia, Persia

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