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Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca, or, A complete collection of voyages and travels : consisting of above six hundred of the most authentic writers ... / by John Harris
Bib ID 2532434
Format BookBook
Author
Harris, John, 1667?-1719
 
Edition Now carefully revised, with large additions, and continued down to the present time, including particular accounts of the manufactures and commerce of each country. 
Description London : Printed for T. Osborne, H. Whitridge, C. Bathurst, H. Woodfall, A. Millar, J. Fuller, B. Dod, J. Hinton, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, L. Hawes, W. Clarke and R. Collins, W. Johnston, T. Longman, B. Law, C. Rivington and G. Kearsly, 1764 
2 v. : ill., maps (some folded) ; 42 cm. (fol.) 
Notes

"Containing whatever has been observed worthy of notice in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, in respect to the extent and situation of empires, kingdoms, provinces, &c, the climate, soil, produce, whether animal, vegetable, or mineral, of each country ; likewise the religion, manners and customs of the several inhabitants, their government, arts and sciences, public buildings, mountains, rivers, harbours, &c., illustrated by proper charts, maps and cuts".

"To which is prefixed a copious introduction, comprehending the rise and progress of the art of navigation, and its successive improvements, together with the invention and use of the loadstone and its variation".

Edited by John Campbell.

Title in red and black.

Includes index.

1st edition, London, 1705, originally published in two volumes in folio.

Subjects Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Campbell, John, 1708-1775
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