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A Summary of Geography and History, Both Ancient and Modern [electronic resource]: Containing, an Account of the Political State, and Principal Revolutions of the Most Illustrious Nations in Ancient and Modern Times; Their Manners and Customs; The Local Situation of Cities, Especially of Such as Have Been Distinguished by Memorable Events: With an Abridgement of the Fabulous History or Mythology of the Greeks. To Which Is Prefixed, an Historical Account of the Progress and Improvements of Astronomy and Geography, From the Earliest Periods to the Time of Sir Isaac Newton: Also, a Brief Account of the Principles of the Newtonian Philosophy, Occasionally Compared With the Opinions of the Ancients, Concerning the General and Particular Properties of Matter; The Air, Heat and Cold, Light, and Its Effects; The Laws of Motion; The Planetary System, &C. - With a Short Description of the Component Parts of the Terraqueous Globe, According to the Notions of the Ancients, and the More Accurate Discoveries of Modern Chemists. Designed Chiefly to Connect the Study of Classical Learning With That of General Knowledge. By Alexander Adam, LL. D. Rector of the High School of Edinburgh

Adam, Alexander
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Edinburgh : printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell, London; and Bell & Bradfute and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1794.
Language
English
Description
xii, 720, [18] p., plates : maps ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a final index and leaf of errata.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
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
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T88398.
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