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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 know 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 know 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 know 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 know 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
  • p. 808
  • J212(5)
Citation source
  • Osborne Coll.
  • 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 know 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, unsigned; 2 maps, dated December 15, 1798 and engraved by T. Conder; [1] folded plate, engraved by T. Conder
  • Folded map of the world identifies "United States" in the location where earlier editions noted "British Emp[ire]"
  • UCLA copy imperfect: Plate I (engraved map explaining geographical terms) and [1] folded plate ("The three different positions of the sphere") wanting.
  • Publisher's book-list on [1] p. at end
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • The nineteenth 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
vi, [2], [9]-143, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards, tooled in blind.
  • Spine partly wanting. White paper label on spine, with ink annotation in Olive Percival's hand. Upper board and folded map detached. In clamshell box.
  • Inscriptions in ink on upper free endpaper and t.p.: Miss Robe 1799.
  • Hand-drawn anchor, in pencil, on lower free endpaper.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival; her lamb label.
Other physical details
ill., maps (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30351145
  • ucoclc30351145
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 know 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, unsigned; 2 maps, dated December 15, 1798 and engraved by T. Conder; [1] folded plate, engraved by T. Conder
  • Folded map of the world identifies "United States" in the location where earlier editions noted "British Emp[ire]"
  • UCLA copy imperfect: Plate I (engraved map explaining geographical terms) and [1] folded plate ("The three different positions of the sphere") wanting.
  • Publisher's book-list on [1] p. at end
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • The nineteenth 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
vi, [2], [9]-143, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates
Note
  • Brown sheep over boards, tooled in blind.
  • Spine partly wanting. White paper label on spine, with ink annotation in Olive Percival's hand. Upper board and folded map detached. In clamshell box.
  • Inscriptions in ink on upper free endpaper and t.p.: Miss Robe 1799.
  • Hand-drawn anchor, in pencil, on lower free endpaper.
  • Ex libris Olive Percival; her lamb label.
Other physical details
ill., maps (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30351145
  • ucoclc30351145

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