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Elements of Geography: Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical -- 2. Physical, or Natural -- 3. Political Geography

Elements of Geography: Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical -- 2. Physical, or Natural -- 3. Political Geography

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Elements of Geography: Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical -- 2. Physical, or Natural -- 3. Political Geography

by Morse, Jedidiah

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Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1804. Hardcover. Good +. On a new Plan...Adapted to the capacities of Children and Youth: designed for a Reading and Classical Book in Common Schools; and as a useful Winter Evening's Entertainment for Young People in Private Families; Illustrated with a neat Map of the United States, and a beautiful Chart of the whole World. ... Fifth Edition -- Improved." J.T. Buckingham, printer. 143, [1] p.: 2 folded leaves of engraved maps; 15 cm. Original calf spine and marbled paper over boards. Metal-engraved maps have imprint: Published by Thomas & Andrews Boston 1801. Early American Imprints, Ser. 2 (Shaw & Shoemaker), 6829. In attractive modern box with gilt-tooled title on black calf spine. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper: "John Worleys Book York April the 27, 1817." Book is in Good+ Condition: lacking part of each board and leather at head of spine; boards are attached and text block is solid; browning along fore-edges of first folded map and title page; occasional light foxing; clean and tight. Box is in Fine Condition.

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Title
Elements of Geography: Containing a Concise and Comprehensive View of that Useful Science, as divided into 1. Astronomical -- 2. Physical, or Natural -- 3. Political Geography
Author
Morse, Jedidiah
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Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good +
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Publisher
Thomas and Andrews
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1804
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American History; Maps;

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