by Printed by J. Streater, and are to be sold by Francis Tyton in London .
Written in English
|Other titles||Account of time, Geographical description of the world|
|Statement||compiled by the learned Dionisius Petavius, and continued by others, to the year of our Lord, 1659 ; together with A geographicall description of the world, describing Europe, Asia, Africa, and America|
|Genre||Early works to 1800|
|Series||Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 25993-26002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 610 [i.e. 612], , 154,  p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||612|
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