Memoirs and travels of Mauritius Augustus Count de Benyowsky

Memoirs and travels of Mauritius Augustus Count de Benyowsky; magnate of the Kingdom of Hungary and Poland, one of the Chiefs of the Confederation of Poland, &c. &c. Consisting of his military operations in Poland, his exile into Kamtchatka, his escape and voyage from that peninsula through the Northern Pacific Ocean, touching at Japan and Formosa, to Canton in China, with an account of the French Settlement he was appointed to form upon the island of Madagascar. Written by himself. Translated from the original manuscript, 2 vols.  (London: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790)

  • Bibliographic reference: Graesse I 438 (also referring to a German edition (translated by J. R. Forster, Berlin 1790) and a Hungarian edition (translated by Guadanyi (Pozsony 1793); Löwendahl, vol. 2, p. 31 f. (no. 672 and 673) referres to the narrative in the original French (Paris: Buisson, 1792) and also to a Swedish edition prepared by Samuel Ödmann (Stockholm: Kongl. Ordens-tryckeriet, 1791)
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    • vol. 1:
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      > HATHI Trust (digitizing sponsor: Google; book contributor: University of Michigan)
      > HATHI Trust | Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: Internet Archive; book contributor: University of California)
    • vol. 2:
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      > HATHI Trust | Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: Internet Archive; book contributor: University of California)
    • links to digitized versions of vol. 1 and 2: dlib.si

A (German) review of this edition was published in Allgemeine Literatur-Zeitung, no. 230 (7 August 1790) col. 377-384 [link to full-text] and ibid., no. 232 (8 August 1790),  col. 393-397 [link to full-text]

 

another edition: (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1904)

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French edition:

Voyages et mémoires de Maurice-Auguste Comte de Benyowsky, Magnat des Royaumes d’Hongrie et de Pologne, etc. etc. Contenant ses Opérations militaires en Pologne, son exil au Kamtchatka, son Evasion et son Voyage à travers l’Océan pacifique, au Japon, à Formose, à Canton en Chine, et les détails de l’Etablissement qu’il fut chargé par le Ministère François de former à Madagascar, 2 vols.  (Paris: Buisson, 1791)

  • Digitized:
    • vol. 1:
      > Google Books (book contributor: New York Public Library; digitized: 1 June 2010)
      > Google Books (book contributor: Lyon Public Library; 25 October 2010)
    • vol. 2:
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      > Google Books (book contributor: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek; digitized: 26 April 2010)

German edition:

Begebenheiten und Reisen des Grafen Moritz August von Benjowsky, von ihm selbst beschrieben. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von C. D. Ebeling und J. P. Ebeling, 2 vols. (Neuere Geschichte der See- und Land-Reisen. Dritter Band; Hamburg: Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, 1791).

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    > vol. 2:  GDZ

Hungarian edition:

Gróf Benyovszky Móricz életrajza, saját emlékiratai és útleírásai. Képekkel, térképekkel, autographokkal, 2 vols. (Budapest: Kiadja Ráth Mor, 1888)

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    > vol. 2: Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: MSN; book contributor: University of California Libraries)

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