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A New, Royal, and Complete System of Universal Geography [electronic resource]: Antient and Modern; Including All the Late Important Discoveries Made by the English, and Other Celebrated Navigators of Various Nations, in the Different Hemispheres, From the Celebrated Columbus, the First Discoverer of America, to the Death of Our No Less Celebrated Countryman Captain Cook, &C. And Containing a Genuine History and Description of the Whole World, as Consisting of Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics, Provinces, Continents, Islands, Oceans, &C. With the Various Countries, Cities, Towns, Promontories, Capes, Bays, Peninsulas, Isthmusses, Gulphs, Rivers, Harbours, Lakes, Mountains, Volcanos, Deserts, &C. Throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and America: Together With Their Respective Situations, Extent, Latitude, Longitude, Boundaries, Climates, Soil, Natural and Artificial Curiosities, Mines, Metals, Minerals, Trees, Shrubs, Fruits, Flowers, Herbs and Vegetable Productions. With an Account of the Religion, Laws, Customs, Manners, Genius, Habits, Amusements, and Ceremonies of the Respective Inhabitants: Their Arts, Sciences, Manufactures, Trade, Commerce, Military and Civil Governments, &C. Also Exact Descriptions of the Various Kinds of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Amphibious Creatures, Reptiles, Insects, &C: Together With a Complete History of Every Empire, Kingdom, and State. Also an Account of the Most Remarkable Battles, Sieges, Sea-Fights, and Various. Revolutions That Have Taken Place in Different Parts of the World. The Whole Forming an Authentic and Entertaining Account of Every Thing Worthy of Notice Throughout the Whole Face of Nature, Both by Land and Water. To Which Is Added, a Complete Guide to Geography, Astronomy, the Use of the Globes, Maps, &C. With an Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of Navigation Throughout the Known World. Likewise Containing Every Important, Interesting, and Valuable Discovery Throughout the Whole of Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World. Together With Those of Other Modern Circumnavigators, Particularly Byron, Carteret, Wallis, Clerke, Gore, King, Forrest, and Willson. Also Containing a Particular Account of the Pelew Islands, &C. By the Rev. Thomas Bankes, Vicar of Dixton, in Monmouthshire, and Author of the Christian's Family Bible. Edward Warren Blake, Esq. Alexander Cook, Esq. And Thomas Lloyd. Embellished With Near Tw Hundred Beautiful Engravings, Consisting of Views, Antiquities, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, Customs, Ceremonies, Besides Whole Sheet Maps, Plans, Charts, &C. Executed in a Much Superior Stile Than Any Thing That Has Ever Appeared in This Kingdom. .

Bankes, Thomas
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for C. Cooke , NO. 17, Pater-Noster-Row ; and sold by the booksellers of Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Canterbury, Cambridge, Coventry, Chester, Derby, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Ipswich, Liverpool, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Salisbury, Worcester, York; and by all other booksellers in England, Scotland, and Ireland, [1790?]
Language
English
Uniform Title
New, Royal, and Authentic System of Universal Geography
Description
[4], 990 p., plates : maps ; 2⁰.
Notes
  • Also published as 'A new, royal, and authentic system of universal geography'.
  • Publication date from KU-S. - Pp.662, 663 and 700 are misnumbered 661, 635, and 800
  • Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas".
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, N42026.
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