A new geographical and historical grammar : Wherein the geographical part is truly modern; and the present state of the several kingdoms of the world is so interspersed, as to render the study of geography both entertaining and instructive. Containing I. A description of the figure and motion of the Earth II. Geographical definitions and problems, being a necessary introduction to this study. III. A general division of the globe into land and water. IV. The situation and extent of the several countries contained in each quarter of the world; their cities, chief towns, history, present state, respectiveforms of government, forces, revenues, taxes, revolutions, and memorable events. Together with an account of the air, soil, produce, traffic, curiosities, arms, religion, language, universities, bishopricks manners, customs, habits, and coins, in use in the several kingdoms and states described by Mr. Salmon. Illustrated with a set of twenty-three new maps of the several countries, drawn by the direction of Mr. Salmon, and engraved by Mr. Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Salmon, Thomas, 1679-1767
Corporate Author: Gale (Firm)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Printed for W. Johnston in Ludgate Street; H. Woodfall, J. Hinton, R. Baldwin, W. Strahan, J. Richardson, B. Law, and S. Crowder and Company, 1762.
Edition:The eighth edition, with very great additions and improvements.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Item Description:With a half-title.
Titlepage in red and black.
With an index.
Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library.
Electronic resource.
Physical Description:1 online resource (640, 16 unnumbered pages, plates) : maps ;
Place of Publication:Great Britain -- England -- London.