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A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar [electronic resource]: 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 Geogragraphical 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 Climate, 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, Orders of Knighthood, &C. 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 of 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. To Which Have Been Added the Late Discoveries of Dr. Herschell, and Other Eminent Astronomers. Illustrated With a Correct Set of Maps, Engraved From the Most Recent Observations and Draughts of Geographical Travellers. The Fifteenth Edition, Corrected, and Considerably Enlarged

Guthrie, William
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry; and G.G. and J. Robinson, in Pater-Noster Row, MDCCXCV. [1795]
Language
English
Description
xii, [4], 971, [1] p., plates : maps ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • In this edition the table of coins and chronological table of remarkable events, are incorporated at the end of the text, pp.932-971, not on a separate sheet.
  • 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, T68989.
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