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The Resource Geography for children, or, A short and easy method of teaching and learning geography : designed principally for the use of schools : whereby even children may in a short time now the use of the terrestrial globe and geographical maps, and all the considerable countries in the world : their situation, boundaries, extent, divisions, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, in the form of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, the spheres, and also a list of maps necessary for children, translated from the French of Abbot Lenglet du Fresnoy, and now greatly augmented and improved throughout the whole

Geography for children, or, A short and easy method of teaching and learning geography : designed principally for the use of schools : whereby even children may in a short time now the use of the terrestrial globe and geographical maps, and all the considerable countries in the world : their situation, boundaries, extent, divisions, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, in the form of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, the spheres, and also a list of maps necessary for children, translated from the French of Abbot Lenglet du Fresnoy, and now greatly augmented and improved throughout the whole

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Geography for children, or, A short and easy method of teaching and learning geography : designed principally for the use of schools : whereby even children may in a short time now the use of the terrestrial globe and geographical maps, and all the considerable countries in the world : their situation, boundaries, extent, divisions, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, in the form of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, the spheres, and also a list of maps necessary for children
Title
Geography for children, or, A short and easy method of teaching and learning geography
Title remainder
designed principally for the use of schools : whereby even children may in a short time now the use of the terrestrial globe and geographical maps, and all the considerable countries in the world : their situation, boundaries, extent, divisions, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, in the form of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, the spheres, and also a list of maps necessary for children
Statement of responsibility
translated from the French of Abbot Lenglet du Fresnoy, and now greatly augmented and improved throughout the whole
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
J212(4B)
Citation source
Roscoe, J. Newbery
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Geography for children, or, A short and easy method of teaching and learning geography : designed principally for the use of schools : whereby even children may in a short time now the use of the terrestrial globe and geographical maps, and all the considerable countries in the world : their situation, boundaries, extent, divisions, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, in the form of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, the spheres, and also a list of maps necessary for children, translated from the French of Abbot Lenglet du Fresnoy, and now greatly augmented and improved throughout the whole
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Geógraphie des enfans, cf. NUC pre-1956, 326:186, and BM 134:618
  • "(Price, Bound, 1s. 6d.)"
  • "First published in Paris in 1736" -- cf. Osborne Coll., p. 186
  • Copper-engravings: [1] folded map; 2 maps, dated December 15, 1790 and engraved by T. Conder; [1] folded plate, engraved by T. Conder
  • Publisher's book-list on p. 143 and following page
  • UCLA copy imperfect? Engraved, folded map of the world wanting.
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 808
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • The eighteenth edition /
  • to which is prefixed A method of learning geography without a master, for the use of such grown persons as have neglected this useful study in their youth; and A table of the latitude and longitude of the most remarkable places mentioned in this work
Extent
xii, 143, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown canvas over boards. In case.
  • Title in ink on spine: Geography.
  • Inscriptions in ink. On upper paste-down: Alonzo Whiting, Presented by his Brother Augustus. On upper free endpaper: Presented to Mary A. Wallace, July 1899, Franklin Falls, NH. Also on upper free endpaper: Presented to Ella Wallace Royder 1939. On t.p.: E. Abercrombie.
Other physical details
ill., maps (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30351201
  • ucoclc30351201
Label
Geography for children, or, A short and easy method of teaching and learning geography : designed principally for the use of schools : whereby even children may in a short time now the use of the terrestrial globe and geographical maps, and all the considerable countries in the world : their situation, boundaries, extent, divisions, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, in the form of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, the spheres, and also a list of maps necessary for children, translated from the French of Abbot Lenglet du Fresnoy, and now greatly augmented and improved throughout the whole
Publication
Note
  • Translation of Geógraphie des enfans, cf. NUC pre-1956, 326:186, and BM 134:618
  • "(Price, Bound, 1s. 6d.)"
  • "First published in Paris in 1736" -- cf. Osborne Coll., p. 186
  • Copper-engravings: [1] folded map; 2 maps, dated December 15, 1790 and engraved by T. Conder; [1] folded plate, engraved by T. Conder
  • Publisher's book-list on p. 143 and following page
  • UCLA copy imperfect? Engraved, folded map of the world wanting.
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 808
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • The eighteenth edition /
  • to which is prefixed A method of learning geography without a master, for the use of such grown persons as have neglected this useful study in their youth; and A table of the latitude and longitude of the most remarkable places mentioned in this work
Extent
xii, 143, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown canvas over boards. In case.
  • Title in ink on spine: Geography.
  • Inscriptions in ink. On upper paste-down: Alonzo Whiting, Presented by his Brother Augustus. On upper free endpaper: Presented to Mary A. Wallace, July 1899, Franklin Falls, NH. Also on upper free endpaper: Presented to Ella Wallace Royder 1939. On t.p.: E. Abercrombie.
Other physical details
ill., maps (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30351201
  • ucoclc30351201

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