A New and Easy Guide to the Use of Globes, and the Rudiments of Geography. In which the knowledge of the heavens and earth is rendered simple and easy ; first, by a concise account of the four quarters of the world, and all the principal islands ; and secondly, by the solution of a great variety of useful problems in geography, astronomy, navigation, dialling, &c. : Illustrated with ten plates and maps. To the whole are subjoined two appendices: The I. Containing a short account of the solar system, of the comets, and fixed stars. The II. Containing dissertations on the figure and magnitude of the earth ; --on the atmosphere ; --on the tides ; --and a short system of chronology
London: Printed for J. Johnson, G. and J. Robinson, F. and C. Rivington, G. Wilkie, Scatcherd and Letterman, Longman and Rees, and C. Law, 1804. Hardcover. 12mo. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #011885
Eighth edition, corrected and greatly improved by the editor. Full calf. Recently professionally rebacked. viii, 233 pp., [2 pp. ads inserted at p. 232]. Illustrated with ten plates and maps. Maps and plates complete, as according to directions to bookbinder. Wear to original calf. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. Chips to a few corners. Some pencil notation to text.