Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar Kingdoms & Maps of the World 1792

Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar Kingdoms & Maps of the World 1792
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A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World Photo Gallery

Original Edition -RARE!-  1792 -Thirteenth Edition- Corrected (First  Edition was about 1770)

Publisher-Printing Location: Printed for Charles Dilly, etc. London Author: William Guthrie, the Astronomical Part by James Ferguson  Date: 1792  Size and Page Count:  5.5" X 8.5" Tall; 910 Pages

Condition:-Fair- Leather Bound that has ancient repairs with leather on hinge and spine, corners heavy wear, a few pages have stain spots & tears on edges, Foxing, heavier on front pages; text block Good, many fold out maps that extend at their fold past the paper text block that have wear and tears from storage.(over 220 years)

Illustrations Information: 15 foldout MAPS and Hundreds of Tables and Charts

-------- An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian ---------

Articles and Information:

Includes: Title page, advertizement (bibliography of changes to each edition up to this one, mentions the 13 Colonies), Preface(6 pages), Contents, Introduction (pages 1 to 58), Body Part 1 astronomical Geography, Part II Origin of Laws, Government and Commerce Part III Origin and Progress of religion Each Continent divided up into Countries

-Title page- A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World 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 Climates, Air, Soil, vegetable Productions, Metals, Minerals, natural Curiosities, Seas, Rivers, Bays, Capes, Promontories, and Lakes.
  • VI. The Birds and Beads peculiar to each Country.
  • VII. Observations on the Changes that have been any where observed upon the Face of Nature fince the moll early Periods of Hiftory.
  • 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.


TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
 

  • I. A Geographical Index, with the Names and Places alphabetically arranged.
  • II. A Table of the Coins of all Nations, and their Value in English Money.
  • III. A Chronological Table of remarkable Events from the Creation to the prefent Time.

 

 Maps not in this book: World Sphere, Europe, West Indies, South America, North America 


Foldout MAPS:

  • Denmark, Sweden and Norway 61 (40% missing)
  • Russia in Europe 116 (a piece missing)
  • Scotland 148
  • England and Wales 198
  • Ireland 417
  • France 445
  • Germany & Netherlands 490
  • Poland, Lithuania and Prussia 537
  • Switzerland 557
  • Spain and Portugal 564
  • Italy 597
  • Turkey in Durope and Hungary 626
  • Asia 635
  • East Indies (India etc half missing) 678
  • Africa (torn but complete) 726

 

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