A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar; and present state of the several kingdoms 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 English money. III. A chronological table of remarkable events, from the creation to the present time. By William Guthrie, Esq. The astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S., to which have been added the late discoveries of Dr. Herschel, and other eminent astronomers. Illustrated with a correct set of maps.
|Main Author:||Guthrie, William, 1708-1770.|
|Other Authors:||Ferguson, James, 1710-1776., Knox, John, 1720-1790.|
London, Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson and J. Mawman, 1801.
The 19th ed., cor. and considerably enl.
> Early works to 1800.
Other "new" editions have title "A new system of modern geography," "A system of modern geography," and "A universal geography.
"Of this popular grammar, Knox, the bookseller is said to be the real compiler."--Watt, Bibliotheca britannica, 1824, v. 1, p. 452.
xii, , 1056 p.
plate 28 (i.e. 27) fold. maps (incl. front)
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