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The American universal geography, or, A view of the present state of all the kingdoms, states, and colonies in the known world. : In two volumes. ...

Author: Jedidiah MorseAaron ArrowsmithAmos DoolittleEnoch G GridleyWilliam HookerAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Published by Thomas & Andrews, and sold, wholesale and retail, at their Bookstore, no. 45, Newbury-Street : J.T. Buckingham, printer, Winter-Street, [1812]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed.View all editions and formats
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Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
American universal geography.
Boston : Thomas & Andrews, 1812
(OCoLC)609446189
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jedidiah Morse; Aaron Arrowsmith; Amos Doolittle; Enoch G Gridley; William Hooker; Joseph T Buckingham; Greenough & Stebbins,; Thomas & Andrews,
OCLC Number: 15623854
Notes: First ed. published in 1789 under title: American geography.
Vol. 1: viii, [1], 10-872 p., [3] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [3], 10-831, [1] p., [3] folded leaves of plates.
"The first volume contains a copious introduction, adapted to the present improved state of astronomical science--a brief geography of the earth--a general description of America--an account of North-America, and its various divisions, particularly of the United States--a general account of the West-Indies, and of the four groupes [sic] of islands into which they are naturally divided, and a minute account of the several islands--a general description of South-America, and a particular account of its various states and provinces--and a brief description of the remaining American islands. : The second volume contains a geography of the Eastern continent--a general description of Europe, and a minute account of its various kingdoms and states--a general description of Asia, its kingdoms, provinces, and islands--an account of the numerous islands arranged by modern geographers under the names of Austral Asia and Polynesia--a general description of Africa, and a particular account of its various states and islands. : To which are added an abridgement of the last census of the United States--a chronological table of remarkable events from the creation to this time--an improved list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men--and a copious index to the whole work. The whole comprehending a complete system of modern geography. : Accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume,) sixty three maps, comprising, as far as they could be obtained, all the latest discoveries to the present time."
Imprint of v. 2: Published by Thomas & Andrews, and sold, wholesale and retail, at their bookstore, no. 45, Newbury Street--May, 1812. Greenough and Stebbins, printers.
"Census of the United States, abridged" (v. 1, p. [814]-852) and indexes (v. 1, p. [857]-872; v. 2, p. [818]-831), printed in two columns.
Errata for both vols.: v. 2, p. [832].
Description: 2 v. : ill., folded maps ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: View of the present state of all the kingdoms, states, and colonies in the known world
Responsibility: by Jedidiah Morse, D.D.F.A.A.S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown.

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