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The World displayed; or, A curious collection of voyages and travels, [microform] / selected and compiled from the writers of all nations; by Smart, Goldsmith, & Johnson.

Publication:
Philadelphia. : Publish'd by Dobelbower, Key, and Simpson., 1795-1796.
Format/Description:
Microformat
8 v. : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
First American edition, corrected & enlarged, in eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII].
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 29926.
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 31664.
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Subjects:
Discoveries in geography.
Explorers.
Voyages and travels.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- Pacific Ocean.
Subscribers' lists.
Press figures (Printing).
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
"Printed by John Thompson."--colophon, v. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7. Vol. 1-5 published in 1795; v. 6-8 in 1796.
Title pages engraved. Signed: W. Harrison senr. sculpt.
Plates engraved by James Thackara, Robert Scot & Samuel Allardice, Frederick Reiche, Joseph Seymour, Francis Shallus, Edward C. Trenchard, James Trenchard, and William Barker.
Vol. 1: [2], 504 p., [7] leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], 456 p., [8] leaves of plates; v. 3: [2], 487, [1] p., [7] leaves of plates; v. 4: [2], 464 [i.e., 472] p., [6] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 5: [2], 485, [1] p., [7] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 6: [2], 464 p., [7] leaves of plates; v. 7: [2], 510 p., [7] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 8: [2], 464, 26 p., [8] leaves of plates (1 folded).
Errors in paging: v. 1, p. 313, 453 misnumbered 213, 423; v. 3, p. 341 misnumbered 241; v. 4, p. 360, 455, 457-472 misnumbered 334, 445, 449-464; v. 6, p. 115, 460 misnumbered 113, 450; v. 7, p. 298, 446 misnumbered 268, 644; v. 8, p. 317, 326, 434 misnumbered 137, 26, 334.
"List of subscribers ..."--v. 8, 26 p. at end.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 29926).
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 31664).
Cited in:
Evans 29926
Evans 31664
Forbes, D.W. Hawaii, 269
Parsons, W. Catholic Americana (additions), 196
Contributor:
Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771, comp.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774, comp.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784, comp.
OCLC:
234213206