Geography Anatomiz'd: or, the Geographical Grammar. Being a short and Exact Analysis of the whole Body of Modern geography, After a New and Curious Method. Comprehending I. A general View of the Terraqueous Globe, Being a Compendious System of the true Fundamentals of Geography; Digested into various Definitions, Problems, Theorems, and Paradoxes; with a transient Survey of the Surface of the Earthly Ball, as it consists of Land and Water. II. A particular View of the Terraqueous Globe, Being a clear and pleasant Prospect of all remarkable Countries upon the Face of the whole Earth; shewing their Situation, Extent, Division, Sub-division, Cities, Chief Towns, Name, Air, Soil, Commodities, Rarities, Archbishopricks, Arms, Religion. Collected from the best Authors, and illustrated with divers Maps. Patrick GORDON, fl.1700.

Geography Anatomiz'd: or, the Geographical Grammar. Being a short and Exact Analysis of the whole Body of Modern geography, After a New and Curious Method. Comprehending I. A general View of the Terraqueous Globe, Being a Compendious System of the true Fundamentals of Geography; Digested into various Definitions, Problems, Theorems, and Paradoxes; with a transient Survey of the Surface of the Earthly Ball, as it consists of Land and Water. II. A particular View of the Terraqueous Globe, Being a clear and pleasant Prospect of all remarkable Countries upon the Face of the whole Earth; shewing their Situation, Extent, Division, Sub-division, Cities, Chief Towns, Name, Air, Soil, Commodities, Rarities, Archbishopricks, Arms, Religion. Collected from the best Authors, and illustrated with divers Maps.

London: Printed for A. Ward [etc.], 1744. [Maps]. FINELY BOUND, the Eighteenth Edition, corrected, with new maps. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.[24]; 432. With 16 folding maps depicting most parts of the world known at that time. Contemporary brown calf, recently re-backed with original brown calf spine with gilt titles to red label and raised bands laid over. Some maps mis-folded, with a few small tears along folds. Text block browned. Heavy wear to boards and spine, carefully restored. Good. First published in 1699, this collection of maps and national descriptions famously shows Baja California as an island, and Japan as a peninsular. Item #49641

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