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Author Porter, Thomas, active 1654-1668.

Title A compendious view, or Cosmographical, and geographical description of the whole world. With more plain general rules, touching the use of the globe, then bave been yet published. Wherein is shewed the situation of the several countries, and islands: their particular governments, manners, commodities, and religions. Also a chronology of the most eminent persons, and things that have been since the creation, to this present: wherein you have a brief of the gospel, or a plain, and easie table, directing readily where to find the several things, that were taught, spoke, done and suffered, by Jesus Christ, throughout the said gospel. The which is not onely pleasant, and delightful; but very useful, and profitable; for all. But cheifly for those who want, either time, to read, or money to buy, many books. / By Tho. Porter.

Published [London] : Are to be sold by Robert Walton, at the Globe and Compass, in s. Paul's Churchyard, on the North-side, 1659.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 2 unnumbered pages, 138 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : chart, map (folded)
monochrome rdacc
Series Early English books online.
Notes Includes a folding map of the world and a table with an astronomical calendar.
With a final leaf of advertisement for maps and pictures sold by Robert Walton and including errata on the verso.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug:".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Wing (2nd ed.) P2998A.
Thomason E.1863[2].
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 232:E1863[2]) s1999 miun s.
Subject Geography -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title Compendious view.
Cosmographical, and geographical description of the whole world.
Cosmographical description of the whole world.
Local subject Internet access