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Cosmography and geography

Cosmography and geography

in two parts, the first, containing the general and absolute part of cosmography and geography, being a translation from that eminent and much esteemed geographer, Varenius : wherein are at large handled all such arts as are necessary to be understand, for the true knowledge thereof : to which is added the much wanted schemes, omitted by the author : the second part being a geographical description of the world, taken from the notes and works of the famous Monsieur Sanson, late geographer to the French King : to which are added about an hundred cosmographical, geographical and hydrographical tables of several kingdoms and isles in the world, with their chief cities, seaports, bays, etc. drawn from the maps of the said Sanson.

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Published by Printed by Samuel Roycroft, for Richard Blome ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmography -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Geography -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGeographical description of the world, Geographical description of the world.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 586:2.
    ContributionsSanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667, Blome, Richard, d. 1705., Varenius, Bernhardus, 1622-1650.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v. ([12], 364, 4 leaves of plates; [2], 493 p., 50 leaves of maps (24 double))
    Number of Pages493
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16760043M


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