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The new and universal gazetteer; or, Modern geographical dictionary [electronic resource] : Containing a full and authentic description of the different empires, kingdoms, republics, states, provinces, islands, cities, towns, forts, mountains, caves, capes, canals, rivers, lakes, oceans, seas, bays, harbours, &c. in the known world; the government, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants; the situation, extent, boundaries, subdivisions, climate, soil, natural productions, and curiosities of each country; the manufactures and trade of the cities and towns; their longitudes from the meridian of Philadelphia; their latitudes; the sieges they have undergone, and the battles fought near them. : Including the new political divisions of Europe, and several hundred places in the United States of America never before published. ... : To which is added, a new and easy introduction to geography and astronomy; with a nomenclature, explaining the essential terms in each science. : Illustrated with twenty-five maps, an armillary sphere, and several diagrams. / By Joseph Scott. ; In four volumes. ; Vol. I[-IV]
Bib ID 3393828
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Scott, Joseph
 
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Description Philadelphia: : Printed by Francis & Robert Bailey, at Yorick's-Head, no. 116, High-Street., 1799[-1800] 
4 v. : ill., 25 maps ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 36282.

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 38473.

Notes

Imprint of v. 3 and 4 varies: Philadelphia: Printed by Patterson & Cochran, no. 108, Race-Street. 1800.

Vol. 1: xxxviii, [416] p., [7] leaves of plates (6 folded); v. 2: [466] p., [4] folded leaves of plates; v. 3: [448] p., [4] folded leaves of plates; v. 4: [520] p., [13] folded leaves of plates.

Printed in two columns.

Several of the maps were printed from the same plates used in: Scott, Joseph. The United States gazetteer ... Philadelphia, 1795 (Evans 29476), and were drawn and engraved by Scott himself.

Errata note, v. 4, p. [504].

"Subscribers names."--v. 4, p. [505-518].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Evans 36282

Evans 38473

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 36282). Mode of access : World Wide Web.  Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 38473). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Geography -- Dictionaries.
Form/genre Gazetteers.  |  Maps.  |  Subscribers' lists.
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other authors/contributors Scott, Joseph, engraver  |  Scott, Joseph, ill

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