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A geographical vocabulary, [electronic resource] : designed as a guide to a topographical knowledge of the whole surface of the globe, by maps. / By the preceptor of the private academy in Portland.

Author/Creator:
Carter, Nathaniel H. (Nathaniel Hazeltine), 1787-1830.
Publication:
Portland [Me.]: : Published by Stephen Patten, no. 10, Exchange-Street. Arthur Shirley, printer., 1813.
Format/Description:
Book
vi, [1], 8-46, [2] p. ; 16 cm.
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 30586.
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Subjects:
Geography.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile literature -- 1813.
Booksellers' advertisements -- Maine -- Portland.
Textbooks.
Place of Publication:
United States Maine Portland.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Advertised as "Just published" in the Portland gazette, Dec. 27, 1813. Probably written by Nathaniel C. Carter, preceptor of the Portland Academy at that date. Attributed to Nathaniel Wright by Joseph Williamson in his Bibliography of the state of Maine (Portland, 1896). Williamson posited the existence of an 1811 edition, of which no copy is known; Wright was preceptor of the Academy in 1811.
A section on "Method of teaching" (p. v-vi) describes how to teach geography using this text along with maps of the world and the United States.
"Copyright secured according to law."--p. [47].
Page [45] blank.
"Books and stationary. Stephen Patten, at no. 10, Jones' Row, Exchange-Street, Portland, has constantly for sale, a well assorted and large collection of books, in every branch of literature ..."--p. [47].
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 30586).
Contributor:
Wright, Nathaniel, 1789-1875.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.