A New geographical, commercial, and historical grammar, and present state of the several empires and kingdoms of the World Containing I. The distances, figures, and revolutions fo the celestial bodies, as demonstrated by Sir Isaac Newton, and observed by the latest astronomers II. A description of the earth. considered as one of the revolving bodies in the general system; with several definitions and problems necessary for understanding the science of geography. III. An account of the great divisions of the surface of the globe into Continents, Island, Oceans, Seas, &c. IV. An accurate and particular description of all the empires, kingdoms, and states in the world, as situated with regard to one another V. The climate and soil, with its productions, whether vegetable or mineral; the natural curiousities; a particular description of the sea coasts, including all the bays, capes, promontories, and adjacent rocks; with an account of the most remarkable lakes and rivers. VI. An account of the animals, whether birds, beasts, fishes, or insects, found in each country. VII.

Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Edinburgh Printed for Alexander Kincaid, and sold by all the booksellers 1792, MDCCXCII [1792]
Edition:Second edition
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Edited by Alexander Kincaid. - English Short Title Catalog, N20278. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (2v.,plates) maps 8°