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Context of A Complete system of geography. : Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, &c. of the known world. Shewing the situation, extent, and boundaries, of the several empires, kingdoms, ..., their climate, soil, and produce; their principal buildings, manufactures, and trade; their government, policy, religion, manners, and customs; and the ... including the most material revolutions and changes that have happen'd in every state, either by conquest or treaties; and comprehending ... To which is prefixed, An introduction to geography, as a science: An explanation of maps: The doctrine of the sphere: The system of the world: And a philosophical treaties of the earth, sea, air, and meteors. In two volumes. ... By Emanuel Bowen, geographer to His Majesty, being all new-drawn and ingraved according to the latest discoveries and surveys; ... for the use of all gentleman, merchants, mariners, and others, who delight in history and geography. This work, extracted from several hundred books of travels and history, is brought down to the present time; preserving all that is useful in the fourth and last edition of the complete geographer, publish'd under the name of Herman Moll, &c, (electronic resource)
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