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A new system of modern geography: or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar ; and present state of the several nations of the world. : ... To which are added, I.A geographical index, with the names and places alphabetically arranged. II. A table of the coins of all nations, and their value in dollars and cents. III. A chronological table of remarkable events, from the creation to the present time. IV. The late discoveries of Herschell [sic], and other astronomers. Preview this item
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A new system of modern geography: or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar ; and present state of the several nations of the world. : ... To which are added, I.A geographical index, with the names and places alphabetically arranged. II. A table of the coins of all nations, and their value in dollars and cents. III. A chronological table of remarkable events, from the creation to the present time. IV. The late discoveries of Herschell [sic], and other astronomers.

Author: William Guthrie; David Rittenhouse; Jedidiah Morse
Publisher: Philadelphia : Printed by Mathew Carey., Feb. 1. M. DCC. XCIV[-April 27, M. DCC. XCV]. [1794-1795]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : The 1st American ed., corrected, improved, and greatly enlView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Subscribers' lists
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Guthrie; David Rittenhouse; Jedidiah Morse
OCLC Number: 62829643
Notes: Evans attributes the American part of the work to Jedidiah Morse.
Imprint of v. 2 (Evans 28782) varies: Printed for Mathew Carey. Colophon of v. 2: Printed by R. Folwell, for Mathew Carey.
Vol. 1: 572 p., [2] leaves of plates; v. 2: xi, [1], 704, 43, [1] p., [2] folded leaves.
Errors in paging: v. 1, p. 435, and v. 2, p. 237-240 misnumbered 439, 187-190.
Subscribers' names, v. 2, p. [v]-xi.
Directions to the binder regarding the placement of maps, v. 2, p. [xii]. In addition to the two astronomical charts, 45 maps (15 for v. 1; 30 for v. 2) were issued. They are seldom found bound with the present work, but were issued separately as: The general atlas for Carey's edition of Guthrie's geography, Philadelphia, 1795 (Bristol B9043).
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations, charts
Other Titles: New system of modern geography.
Responsibility: by William Guthrie, Esq. ; The astronomical parts corrected by Dr. Rittenhouse. ; In two volumes. Volume I[-II].

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