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A New System of Modern Geography [electronic resource]: Or, a Geographical Historical, and Commercial Grammar; And Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World. Containing, I. The Figures, Motions, and Distances of the Planets, According to the Newtonian System and the Latest Observations. II. A General View of the Earth Considered as a Planet; With Several Useful Geographical Definitions and Problems. III. The Grand Divisions of the Globe Into Land and Water, Continents and Islands. IV. The Situation and Extent of Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, and Colonies. V. Their Climates, Air, Soil Vegetable Productions, Metals, Minerals, Natural Curiosities, Seas, Rivers, Bays, Capes, Promontories, and Lakes. VI. The Birds and Beasts Peculiar to Each Country. VII. Observations on the Changes That Have Been Any Where Observed Upon the Face of Nature Since the Most Early Periods of History. VIII. The History and Origin of Nations; Their Forms of Government, Religion, Laws, Revenues, Taxes, Naval and Military Strength. IX. The Genius, Manners, Customs, and Habits of the People. X. Their Language, Learning, Arts, Sciences, Manufactures, and Commerce. XI. The Chief Cities, Structures, Ruins, and Artificial Curiosities. XII. The Longitude, Latitude, Bearings, and Distances of Principal Places From London. To Which Are Added, I. A Geographical Index, With the Names and Places Alphabetically Arranged. II. A Table of the Coins of All Nations, and Their Value in English Money. III. A Chronological Table of Remarkable Events From the Creation to the Present Time. By William Guthrie, Esq. The Astronomical Part by James Ferguson, F.R.S.

Guthrie, William
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for C. Dilly In The Poultry; and G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Pater Noster Row, MDCCLXXXVI. [1786]
Edition
The third edition, with great additions and improvements, and a copious index. Illustrated with a set of large and accurate maps
Language
English
Uniform Title
New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar
Description
ix, [3], 950, [26] p., plates : maps ; 4⁰.
Notes
  • Originally published in 1770 as 'A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar'.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • 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
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T138430.
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