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A general view of the world : comprising a physical, political, and statistical account of its grand divisions, America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceanica, with their empires, kingdoms, republics, principalities, &c. : exhibiting the history of geographical science and the progress of discovery to the present time : a description of the chief mountains, rivers, lakes, plains, &c. of every section, the principal beasts, birds, fishes and reptiles, agricultural and mineral productions, commerce, manufactures, education, government, arts, science, and literature : an account of the manners, customs, and condition of the inhabitants of each country together with a description of the chief cities and towns : illustrated by upwards of nine hundred engravings of the principal vegetable productions, animals, noted edifices, curiosities, and races of men in every region of the globe, the whole concluded by a general statistical survey of the various nations in the world, embracing the population of the United States, according to the census of 1840 Preview this item
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A general view of the world : comprising a physical, political, and statistical account of its grand divisions, America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceanica, with their empires, kingdoms, republics, principalities, &c. : exhibiting the history of geographical science and the progress of discovery to the present time : a description of the chief mountains, rivers, lakes, plains, &c. of every section, the principal beasts, birds, fishes and reptiles, agricultural and mineral productions, commerce, manufactures, education, government, arts, science, and literature : an account of the manners, customs, and condition of the inhabitants of each country together with a description of the chief cities and towns : illustrated by upwards of nine hundred engravings of the principal vegetable productions, animals, noted edifices, curiosities, and races of men in every region of the globe, the whole concluded by a general statistical survey of the various nations in the world, embracing the population of the United States, according to the census of 1840

Author: S Augustus Mitchell; Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.,; Smith & Peters,
Publisher: Philadelphia : Published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 253 Market Street, for James A. Bill., 1846.
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Genre/Form: Hand-colored plates
Dictionaries
Embossed bindings (Binding)
Morocco bindings (Binding)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Augustus Mitchell; Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.,; Smith & Peters,
OCLC Number: 79811184
Notes: Copyright 1845 by S. Augustus Mitchell.
"Printed by Smith and Peters, Franklin Buildings, 6th St., below Arch."--Title page verso.
Pages of illustrations are included in pagination but not in register.
Frontispiece is a folded, hand-colored illustration of flags.
Embossed black morocco binding.
Publisher's catalogue, 32 p. at end.
Description: viii, [1], 10-828, 32 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: by S. Augustus Mitchell.

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