Strahlenberg: Das Nord- und Östliche Theil von Europa und Asia

Philipp Johann von Strahlenberg: Das Nord- und Östliche Theil von Europa und Asia, In so weit solches Das gantze Rußische Reich mit Siberien und der grossen Tatarey in sich begreiffet, In einer Historisch-Geographischen Beschreibung der alten und neuern Zeiten, und vielen andern unbekannten Nachrichten vorgestellet, Nebst einer noch niemahls ans Licht gegebenen Tabula polyglotta von zwey und dreißigerley Arten Tatarischer Völcker Sprachen und einem Kalmuckischen Vocabulario, Sonderlich aber Einer grossen richtigen Land-Charte von den benannten Ländern und andern verschiedenen Kupfferstichen, so die Asiatisch-Scythische Antiquität betreffen; Bey Gelegenheit der Schwedischen Kriegs-Gefangenschaft in Rußland, aus eigener sorgfältigen Erkundigung, auf denen verstatteten weiten Reisen zusammen gebracht und ausgefertiget (Stockholm, in Verlegung des Autoris, 1730)

  • Bibliographic reference: BS col. 2713; Löwendahl, vol. 1, p. 166 f. (no. 369, with long note on the background and the contents of the work)
  • Digitized:
    > Google Books (book contributor: Lausanne University; digitized: 4 January 2008)
    > Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb11064853-6)
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

French version:
P. J. von Strahlenberg: Description historique de l’Emprie Russien. Traduite de l’Ouvrage Allemand de M. le Baron de Strahlenberg. (Amsterdam: Desaint et Saillant, 1757)

  • Bibliographic reference: BS col. 2714
  • Digitized
    • vol. 1:
      > Google Books (book contributor: Lausanne University; digitized: 3 December 2009)
      > Google Books (book contributor: Austrian National Library, digitized: 4 February 2013)
    • vol. 2:
      > Google Books (book contributor: Austrian National Library, digitized: 4 February 2013)
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

English versions:
Philipp Johann von Strahlenberg: An histori-Geographical description of the north and eastern part of Europe and Asia; but more particularly of Russia, Siberia, and Great Tartary; Both in their Ancient and Modern State: Together with an entire new polyglot-table of the dialects of 32 tartarian nations: and a vocabulary of the Kalmuck – Mungalian tongue. As also, a large and accurate map of those countries; and variety of cuts, representing Asiatick-Scythian Antiquities. Written originally in High German. By Mr. Philip John von Strahtenberg, a Swedish Officer, thirteen Years Captive in those Parts. Now faithfully translated into English. (London: printed for W. Innys and R. Manby, at the West End of St. Paul’s; and L. Gilliver, at Homer’s Head against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet, MDCCXXXVI. [1736])

Philipp J. von Strahlenberg: An Historico-geographical Description of the North and Eastern Parts of Europe and Asia: But More Particularly of Russia, Siberia, and Great Tartary; Both in Their Ancient and Modern State: Together with an Entire New Polyglot-table of the Dialects of 32 Tartarian Nations, and a Vocabulary of the Kalmuck-Mungalian Tongue (London: W. Innys and R. Manby, at the West-End of St. Paul’s, 1738)

  • Bibliogrpahic reference: BS col. 2713 f.
  • Digitized: Google Books (Original from University of California, digitized 25 October 2011)

During the Swedish campaign in Russia (1709), Philipp Johann Tabbert (von Strahlenberg, 1676-1747) had been taken prisoner by the Russians. He spent more than a decade in Siberian captivity

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