Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian Empire

Short Universal Geography

Title: Short Universal Geography

Original title: Краткая всеобщая география

Author: Konstantin Arsen'ev

Publication: Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

Item description
Arsen'ev's work remained the fundamental geographical dictionary of the empire for much of the 19th century. First published in 1818, it went through twenty editions. 

Imperiia note
We use the 6th edition, published in 1831. It has been fully digitized and is available here.