A new geographical and historical grammar

Publication Date1767
Remainderwherein the geographical part is truly modern; and the present state of the several Kingdoms of the world is so interspersed, as to render the study of geography both entertaining and instructive, Containing, I. A Description of the Figure and Motion of the Earth. II. Geographical Definitions and Problems, being a necessary introduction to this study. III. A general division of the Globe into Land and Water. IV. The situation and extent of the several countries contained in each quarter of the world: their cities, chief towns, history, present state, respective forms of government, forces, revenues, taxes, revolutions, and memorable events. Together with An account of the Air, Soil, Produce, Traffic, Curiosities, Arms, Religion, Language, Universities, Bishoprics, Manners, Customs, Habits, and Coins, in use in the several Kingdoms and States described. By Mr Salmon. Illustrated with a new set of Maps of the Countries described, and other Copper-Plates, ten whereof were not in any former edition. A new edition, with large additions, which bring the history down to the present time
Publisherprinted by Sands, Murray, and Cochran, for James Meuros, bookseller in Kilmarnock


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