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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, division, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, by way of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, and also a list of the 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, division, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, by way of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, and also a list of the 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, division, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, by way of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, and also a list of the 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, division, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, by way of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, and also a list of the 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
KKR
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, division, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, by way of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, and also a list of the 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 in Sheep, 1s. 6d. in Calf 2s.]"
  • "First published in Paris in 1736" -- cf. Osborne Coll., I, p. 186
  • Publisher's book-list on [6] p. at end
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • The thirteenth 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 to this edition is now added A table of the latitude and longitude of the most remarkable places mentioned in this work; as also a Print of the orrery
Extent
x, [2], 150, [6] p., [2] leaves of plates (folded)
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards; tooled in gold. Dentelles. Title tooled in gold on leather label on spine.
  • Printed paper labels on upper paste-down: "E" and "Michael Ernest Sadler, University College, Oxford"
  • Ex libris Olive Percival.
  • Inscription in ink on t.p.: ... Grisham.
  • Plate opposite page ix is trimmed at tail edge.
Other physical details
ill., map (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)19280601
  • ucoclc19280601
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, division, islands, rivers, lakes, chief cities, government and religion : divided into lessons, by way of question and answer : with a new general map of the world, and also a list of the 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 in Sheep, 1s. 6d. in Calf 2s.]"
  • "First published in Paris in 1736" -- cf. Osborne Coll., I, p. 186
  • Publisher's book-list on [6] p. at end
Dimensions
17 cm.
Edition
  • The thirteenth 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 to this edition is now added A table of the latitude and longitude of the most remarkable places mentioned in this work; as also a Print of the orrery
Extent
x, [2], 150, [6] p., [2] leaves of plates (folded)
Note
  • Brown tree calf over boards; tooled in gold. Dentelles. Title tooled in gold on leather label on spine.
  • Printed paper labels on upper paste-down: "E" and "Michael Ernest Sadler, University College, Oxford"
  • Ex libris Olive Percival.
  • Inscription in ink on t.p.: ... Grisham.
  • Plate opposite page ix is trimmed at tail edge.
Other physical details
ill., map (copper-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)19280601
  • ucoclc19280601

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