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Author Vint, J. (John).

Title A concise system of modern geography, [electronic resource] : or, a description of the terraqueous globe, Exhibiting A Distinct View of All Nations; In which is given An historic Account of their Origin, their relative Situations, their political Constitutions, their Laws, their Religions, their natural Productions, their Arts, their Manufactures, their Commerce, their Taxes, their Revenues, and their relative Strength by Sea and Land. To which is prefixed, a large introduction, including, 1. A general Exhibition of the Solar System, together with a Synoptical View of the Diameters, Mean Distances, Annual Periods, and Diurnal Rotations of the several Planets. 2. A Description of the Figure and Motion of the Terraqueous Globe, viewed as a Part of the Planetary System. 3. A Description of the Artificial Terrestrial Globe, with all its Furniture, serving to elucidate the various Phaenomena occasioned by the Earth's annual and diurnal Revolutions. 4. An Account of the grand Divisions of the Earth into Continents and Islands, Oceans and Seas. Throughout the whole is interspersed a rich

Published Newcastle upon Tyne : printed by K. Anderson, in the side, 1800-08.


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Physical description 2v.,plates : maps ; 8⁰.
Notes V.2 was published in 1801 (imprint: Printed by Vint & Anderson), and again in 1808 (imprint: Printed by K. Anderson).
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England Newcastle upon Tyne.
Subject Geography -- Textbooks -- Early works to 1800.