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|Genre/Form:||Early works to 1800|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Fordyce Mavor; William Angus; J Bayly; A Birrell; James Heath; H Mutlow; C M Metz; Thomas Stothard; Joseph Vernet; William Walker; John Webber; T I Woodman
|Notes:||William Frederick Martyn is a pseudonym of William Fordyce Mavor. Cf Halkett & Laing, DNB.
Vol. 1 dated 1788.
Dedication to the King (v. 1, p. - at front) undated.
"Tables, exhibiting the present state of the real and imaginary monies in Asia, Africa, Europe, and America. With their comparative values in English pounds, shillings, pence, and decimal parts.": v. 2, p. -595.
Plates bear dates ranging from Feb. 1, 1782 to Apr. 1, 1785; the illustrations were engraved by Angus, Birrell, Heath, H. Mutlow, Scott, Walker and T.I. Woodman after works of Metz, Stothard, Vernet, Walker and Webber; the maps are by J. Bayly.
Title pages printed in red and black.
Vol. 1: , lxiv, 772 p.,  leaves of plates (some folded); v. 2: vi, , 4-552, 559-608,  p.,  leaves of plates (some folded).
In v. 1, p. 441 misnumbered 141; in v. 2, p. 519 misnumbered 516, and numbers 553-558 omitted from pagination.
|Description:||2 v. : ill., maps ; 27 cm. (4to in 2s)|
|Other Titles:||Geographical magazine
New, copious, compleat, and universal system of geography
New system of geography
|Responsibility:||By William Frederick Martyn, Esq. assisted by the voluntary communications of several gentlemen of distinction resident in the different countries.|