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A new and complete system of universal geography : describing Asia, Africa, Europe and America, with their subdivisions of republics, states, empires, and kingdoms, the extent, boundaries, and remarkable appearances of each country, cities, towns, and curiosities of nature and art : also giving a general account of the fossil and vegetable productions of the earth : the history of man, in all climates, regions, and conditions : customs, manners, laws, governments, and religions : the state of arts, sciences, commerce, manufactures, and knowledge : sketches of the ancient and modern history of each nation and people, to the present time : to which is added, a view of astronomy, as connected with geography, of the planetary system to which the earth belongs, and of the universe in general : with a copious index annexed to each volume : being a large and comprehensive abridgement of universal geography : in four volumes / by John Payne ; with additions, corrections and improvements from the latest and best authors, by James Hardie ...

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Payne, John, fl. 1800.
Publication:
New-York : Printed for, and sold by John Low, book-seller ..., 1798-1800.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : maps ; 23 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Geography.
Notes:
The statement "in four volumes" appears on the title page after the statement of responsibility.
Vols. I-II revised by James Hardie.
Vol. I published in 1798; v. II, IV in 1799; v. III in 1800.
Vol. IV relates to America and contains supplement: Description of the Genesee country.
Local notes:
RBC has v.1 only.
Penn Chronology:
1798
Cited in:
Evans 34316, 36047, 38199
Contributor:
Hardie, James, 1758-1826.
OCLC:
5960492
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