A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World
A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World

A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World

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Guthrie, William, A New Geographical Historical, And Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World. , Philadelphia: Johnson And Warner, 1815. 2 Volumes, Second American Ed Improved [1St 1809], Tree Calf With Gilt Titling On Spine Only, 8Vo (5.25 X 8.375"), Good / N.A. , V.1 [8]607 Pp., V.2 [4]603 Pp., [7 Foldout Maps Present Of Possible 28?], All Joints Cracked, Hinges Starting, Cracking In Spine Leather, Light To Moderate Foxing And Spotting Throughout. Please Study Photos For Condition Of Maps. The First American Printing Of This Book Was In 1794 By Mathew Carey, Also Of Philadelphia. The Second Edition Would Be The 1809 By This Same Johnson And Warner. This Book Would Actually Be The Third Edition. It Does, However, Claim In Its Own Early Version Of A U.S. Copyright To Be The Second. June 17Th 1815 As Follows: District Of Pennsylvania, To Wit : Be It Remembered, That On The Seventeenth Day Of June, In The Thirty-Ninth Year Of The Independence Of The United States Of America, A. D. One Thousand Eight Hundred And Fifteen, Johnson & Warner, Of The Said District, Have Deposited In This Office The Title Of A Book, The Right Whereof They Claim As Proprietors In The Words Following, To Wit : " A New Geographical, Historical, And Commercial Grammar, And Present " State Of The Several Kingdoms Of The World - Containing, 1. The Figures, " Motions, And Distances Of The Planets, According To The Newtonian " System And The Latest Observations. 2. A General View Of The Earth, " Considered As A Planet ; With Several Useful Geographical Definitions " And Problems. 3. The Grand Divisions Of The Globe Into Land And " Water, Continents And Islands. 4. The Situation And Extent Of Empires, ( Kingdoms, States, Provinces And Colonies. 5. Their Climate, Air, Soil, " Vegetable Productions, Metals, Minerals, Natural Curiosities, Seas, *' Rivers, Bays, Capes, Promontories, And Lakes. 6. The Birds And Beasts " Peculiar To Each Country. 7. Observations On The Changes That Have " Been Any Where Observed Upon The Face Of Nature Since The Most " Early Periods Of History. 8. The History And Origin Of Nations, Their " Forms Of Government, Religion, Laws, Revenues, Taxes, Naval And " Military Strength, Orders Of Knighthood, &C 9. The Genius, Manners, " Customs, And Habits, Of The People. 10. Their Language, Learning, Arts, " Sciences, Manufactures, And Commerce. 11. The Chief Cities, Structures, " Ruins, And Artificial Curiosities. 12. The Longitude, Latitude, Bearings ." And Distances Of Principal Places From London. To Which Are Added, 1. A " Geographical Index, With The Names Of Places, Alphabetically Arranged. ** 2- A Chronological Table Of Remarkable Events, From The Creation To The *' Present Time. 3. A List Of Men Of Learning And Science. By William " Guthrie, Esq. The Astronomical Part By James Ferguson, F. R. S. To " Which Have Been Added The Late Discoveries Of Dr. Herschel, And Other Eminent Astronomers. Illustrated With Twenty-Eight Correct Maps. The Second American Edition Improved. In Two Volumes - Vol. 1." D. Caldwell, Clerk Of The District Of Pennsylvania Hmmm, A Little Confusing But Never The Less Quite The Distinctive Book Indeed.