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The Resource A compendious geographical dictionary : containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America : interspersed with historical anecdotes : to which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and a table of the coins of the various nations, and their values in English money : to the whole is prefixed, an introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the planets, &c

A compendious geographical dictionary : containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America : interspersed with historical anecdotes : to which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and a table of the coins of the various nations, and their values in English money : to the whole is prefixed, an introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the planets, &c

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A compendious geographical dictionary : containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America : interspersed with historical anecdotes : to which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and a table of the coins of the various nations, and their values in English money : to the whole is prefixed, an introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the planets, &c
Title
A compendious geographical dictionary
Title remainder
containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America : interspersed with historical anecdotes : to which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and a table of the coins of the various nations, and their values in English money : to the whole is prefixed, an introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the planets, &c
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OCP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A compendious geographical dictionary : containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America : interspersed with historical anecdotes : to which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and a table of the coins of the various nations, and their values in English money : to the whole is prefixed, an introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the planets, &c
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes prefatory Advertisement
  • Engravings: folding frontispiece and plates
  • Plates are partially hand-colored
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
  • The second edition /
  • embellished with maps.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged), [7] leaves of plates (folded)
Note
  • Red morocco over boards, tooled in gold; all edges gilt.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival.
  • Inscriptions on recto and verso of flyleaf.
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03425045
  • ucoclc3425045
Label
A compendious geographical dictionary : containing, a concise description of the most remarkable places, ancient and modern, in Europe, Asia, Africa, & America : interspersed with historical anecdotes : to which are added, a chronological table from the creation to the present time; a monthly list of all the fixed fairs in England and Wales; and a table of the coins of the various nations, and their values in English money : to the whole is prefixed, an introduction, exhibiting a view of the Newtonian system of the planets, &c
Publication
Note
  • Includes prefatory Advertisement
  • Engravings: folding frontispiece and plates
  • Plates are partially hand-colored
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
  • The second edition /
  • embellished with maps.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged), [7] leaves of plates (folded)
Note
  • Red morocco over boards, tooled in gold; all edges gilt.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival.
  • Inscriptions on recto and verso of flyleaf.
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03425045
  • ucoclc3425045

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