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Published by Printed by J. Streater, and are to be sold by Francis Tyton in London .
Written in English


  • World history -- Early works to 1800,
  • Geography -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAccount of time, Geographical description of the world
Statementcompiled 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
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 25993-26002
ContributionsR. P
The Physical Object
Pagination[11], 610 [i.e. 612], [36], 154, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16943926M

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