|Title||A Tour, Performed in the Years 1795-6, through the Taurida, or Crimea, the Antient Kingdom of Bosphorus, the Once-Powerful Republic of Tauric Cherson, and All the Other Countries on the North Shore of the Euxine, Ceded to Russia by the Peace of Kainardgi and Jassy; by Mrs. Maria Guthrie, Formerly Acting Directress of the Imperial Convent for the Education of the Female Nobility of Russia; Described in a Series of Letters to Her Husband, the Editor, Matthew Guthrie, M.D. F.R.S. and F.S.A. of London and Edinburgh, Member of the Philosophical Society of Manchester, &c. &c. Physician to the First and Second Imperial Corps of Noble Cadets in St. Petersburgh, and Councillor of State to His Imperial Majesty of All the Russias. The Whole illustrated by a Map of the Tour along the Euxine Coast, from the Dniester to the Cuban; with Engravings of a Great Number of Ancient Coins, Medals, Monuments, Inscriptions, and Other Curious Objects.|
|Publisher’s imprint||London: Printed by Nichols and Son, Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street, for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1802.|
|Printer’s colophon||Nichols and Son, Printers, Red Lion Passage, Fleet-Street.|
|Format||4o; 1 vol.: pp. xxiv. 446; plates; map|
|Sources||NSTC G2466; Robinson|
|Copy inspected||Google NYPL|
1) Dedicated 'To His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias, &c.' [Aleksandr Pavlovich (1777-1825), emperor of Russia from 1801 to 1825].
2) Attribution: In his introduction, Matthew Guthrie notes that in addition to being the editor (and Maria Guthrie's collaborator), he also translated the original materials from the French.
3) Editions: Cox 1:199 mistakenly lists 1st edition as 1800.
4) Reviews: Annual Rev. 1 (1802): 62-66; British Critic 22 (Sept. 1803): 275-80; Monthly Rev. 42 (Nov. 1803): 225-42; Critical Rev. 2 (May 1804): 44-51.
5) Full Text Links: Google
|BTW record no.||BTW1076|
|Region||Russia in Asia|