Elements of geography [electronic resource] : containing a concise and comprehensive view of that useful science, as divided into, 1. astronomical 2. physical or natural 3. political geography, on a new plan. Adapted to the capacities of children and youth; and designed, from its cheapness, for reading and classical book in common schools, and as a useful winter evening's entertainment for young people in private families. Illustrated with a beautiful map of the United States, and a beautiful chart of the whole world. By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. Minister of the congregation in Charlestown, Massachusetts. [Three lines from Backus].
- Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
- Printed at Boston : By I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews. Sold by them, at Faust's Statue, and by I. Thomas, in Worcester; also, in New York, by S. Campbell; in Philadelphia, by M. Carey; in Baltimore, by Thomas, Andrews and Butler; and by other booksellers, in different parts of the United States, Dec. 1795.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 1 unnumbered page, 14-143, 1 unnumbered page, 2 unnumbered pagesfolded leaves of plates : 2 maps ; 12⁰.
- Additional Creators:
- Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831, Andrews, Ebenezer Turrell, 1766-1851, Campbell, Samuel, 1765-1836, Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839, and Butler, Samuel, 1765-1827
- "Chart of the world on Mercators projection" signed: H. sc.
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, W31848.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Evans, C. American bibliography, 29112
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