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A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammer; and present state of the several kingdoms of the world. [electronic resource] : 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 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. 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. With a table of the coins of all nations, and their value in English money. By William Guthrie, Esq; illustrated with a new and correct set of maps.

Author/Creator:
Guthrie, William, 1708-1770.
Publication:
Dublin : Printed for H. Saunders in Castle-street, and J. Potts in Dame-street, M,DCC,LXXI. [1771]
Format/Description:
Book
[2],xlvi,654p.,plates : maps ; 8⁰.
Edition:
The second edition.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions
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Subjects:
Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Ireland Dublin.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
With a half-title.
In this edition p.654 has the catchword: Terra-.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Cited in:
English Short Title Catalog, T203326.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.