Guthrie's geographical grammar in miniature : containing the present state of the several kingdoms of the world ... / the astronmical part by James Ferguson ... ; to which have been added the late discoveries of Dr. Herschell ... ; illustrated with a correct set of maps.
By: Guthrie, William.
Contributor(s): Knox, John, 1720-1790 [bookseller.] | Ferguson, James, 1710-1776 | Herschel, William, 1738-1822 | Buchanan, David, fl. 1776-1800 [printer.] | Lizars, Daniel, 1760-1812 [engraver.].Material type: BookPublisher: Montrose [Scotland] : Printed by D. Buchanan for the booksellers in London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, 1808Edition: The second edition.Description: [ii], 358 p.,  leaves of plates (folded) : 13 maps, ; 15 cm.Subject(s): Geography | Geography -- TextbooksGenre/Form: Maps -- 1808. | Textbooks -- Scotland -- Montrose -- 1808.
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"Of this popular grammar, Knox, the bookseller is said to be the real compiler." --Watt. Bibliotheca britannica, 1824, v. 1, p. 452.
"... The object of the editors in the present publication, is to compress all the useful informtaion which their 8vo. edition of Guthrie's Grammar contains, within narrow limits, and to give it a more neat and portable form ..."--From advertisement on t.p. verso.
Other editions issued under titles: A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar, A system of modern geography, A new system of modern geography, and A universal geography.
"Engraved for Guthrie's Geographical Grammar in Miniature" -- On maps.