A view of the earth: being a short but comprehensive system of modern geography Exhibiting, I. A description of the figure, size, motion, &c. of the earth; with the uses and height of the atmosphere, or air surrounding it. II. Such geographical definitions, schemes, and descriptions, as form a necessary introduction to this branch of learning. III. The situation and extent of the several kingdoms, and nations in each quarter; their chief city; with the distance, direction, and difference of time from London. IV. An account of the several islands, trade, commodities, religions, number of inhabitants, principal mountains, and rivers in the world; also some observations on the less known parts, the trade winds, and monsoons. V. The explanation and use of a new set of maps, annexed to the several quarters, drawn according to the most approved modern projections, and regulated by observations. VI.

Main Author: Turner, Richard
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-noster-Row; and S. Gamidge, in Worcester 1771, MDCCLXXI. [1771]
Edition:The third edition, with many additions and improvements, particularly, an account of the British Empire
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Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T200238. - Reproduction of original from Cambridge University Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],48p.,plates) ill.,maps 2°