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Salmon, Thomas. 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 corner of the world; their cities, chief towns, history, present state, respective forms of government, forces, revenues, taxes, revolutions, and memorable events. Together with an account of the air, soil, produce, traffic, ... 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 ... drawn by the direction of Mr. Salmon, and engraved by Mr. Jefferys, geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. The ninth edition, with very great additions and improvements.The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 14186, https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/14186. Accessed 2024-05-28.

@book{ wphp_14186
  author={Salmon,Thomas},
  year={1760},
  title={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 corner of the world; their cities, chief towns, history, present state, respective forms of government, forces, revenues, taxes, revolutions, and memorable events. Together with an account of the air, soil, produce, traffic, ... 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 ... drawn by the direction of Mr. Salmon, and engraved by Mr. Jefferys, geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. The ninth edition, with very great additions and improvements.},
  publisher={Alice James \& Peter Wilson [Dame St, 1748–66] \& John Exshaw I [Dame Street] \& Samuel Price [Dame Street] \& Michael North [Blind Quay]},
  address={Dublin},    }

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