The Resource The American universal geography: or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republicks in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular. : In two parts. : The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography, in an enlarged and improved introduction--of the western or American continent--of its discovery--its aboriginal inhabitants, and when they came--its divisions--but more particularly of the United States of America, generally and individually--of their situation, extent, civil divisions, rivers, lakes, climate, mountains, soil, produce, natural history, commerce, manufactures, population, character, curiosities, waters, springs, mines and minerals, military strength, government, islands, history of the war, and succeeding events--closing with a view of the British, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other dominions, on the continent and in the West-Indies. : The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state, in respect to the above-mentioned particulars, of the eastern continent and its islands--as divided into Europe, Asia and Africa--and subdivided into empires, kingdoms and republicks. : To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged: an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events from the creation to the present time: a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men:--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to federal currency. : The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography, calculated for Americans. : Illustrated with six maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume) sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time., By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. F.A.A. S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown. ; Part first. ; The introduction revised by Samuel Webber, A.M. Hollis Professor of Mathematicks and Natural Philosophy in the University at Cambridge. ; Published according to act of Congress, (electronic resource)

The American universal geography: or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republicks in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular. : In two parts. : The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography, in an enlarged and improved introduction--of the western or American continent--of its discovery--its aboriginal inhabitants, and when they came--its divisions--but more particularly of the United States of America, generally and individually--of their situation, extent, civil divisions, rivers, lakes, climate, mountains, soil, produce, natural history, commerce, manufactures, population, character, curiosities, waters, springs, mines and minerals, military strength, government, islands, history of the war, and succeeding events--closing with a view of the British, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other dominions, on the continent and in the West-Indies. : The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state, in respect to the above-mentioned particulars, of the eastern continent and its islands--as divided into Europe, Asia and Africa--and subdivided into empires, kingdoms and republicks. : To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged: an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events from the creation to the present time: a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men:--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to federal currency. : The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography, calculated for Americans. : Illustrated with six maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume) sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time., By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. F.A.A. S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown. ; Part first. ; The introduction revised by Samuel Webber, A.M. Hollis Professor of Mathematicks and Natural Philosophy in the University at Cambridge. ; Published according to act of Congress, (electronic resource)

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The American universal geography: or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republicks in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular. : In two parts. : The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography, in an enlarged and improved introduction--of the western or American continent--of its discovery--its aboriginal inhabitants, and when they came--its divisions--but more particularly of the United States of America, generally and individually--of their situation, extent, civil divisions, rivers, lakes, climate, mountains, soil, produce, natural history, commerce, manufactures, population, character, curiosities, waters, springs, mines and minerals, military strength, government, islands, history of the war, and succeeding events--closing with a view of the British, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other dominions, on the continent and in the West-Indies. : The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state, in respect to the above-mentioned particulars, of the eastern continent and its islands--as divided into Europe, Asia and Africa--and subdivided into empires, kingdoms and republicks. : To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged: an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events from the creation to the present time: a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men:--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to federal currency. : The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography, calculated for Americans. : Illustrated with six maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume) sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time.
Title
The American universal geography: or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republicks in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular.
Title remainder
In two parts. : The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography, in an enlarged and improved introduction--of the western or American continent--of its discovery--its aboriginal inhabitants, and when they came--its divisions--but more particularly of the United States of America, generally and individually--of their situation, extent, civil divisions, rivers, lakes, climate, mountains, soil, produce, natural history, commerce, manufactures, population, character, curiosities, waters, springs, mines and minerals, military strength, government, islands, history of the war, and succeeding events--closing with a view of the British, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other dominions, on the continent and in the West-Indies. : The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state, in respect to the above-mentioned particulars, of the eastern continent and its islands--as divided into Europe, Asia and Africa--and subdivided into empires, kingdoms and republicks. : To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged: an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events from the creation to the present time: a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men:--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to federal currency. : The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography, calculated for Americans. : Illustrated with six maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume) sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time.
Statement of responsibility
By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. F.A.A. S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown. ; Part first. ; The introduction revised by Samuel Webber, A.M. Hollis Professor of Mathematicks and Natural Philosophy in the University at Cambridge. ; Published according to act of Congress
Creator
Contributor
Cartographer
Engraver
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
8933
Citation source
Shaw & Shoemaker
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1761-1826
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Morse, Jedidiah
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1759-1810
  • 1750-1823
  • 1753 or 4-1822
  • 1790-1873
  • 1772?-1853
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  • Webber, Samuel
  • Arrowsmith, Aaron
  • Lewis, Samuel
  • Arrowsmith, John
  • Gridley, Enoch G.
  • Scoles, John
  • Marshall, Thomas K.
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  • Geography
  • United States
  • North America
  • South America
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
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The American universal geography: or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republicks in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular. : In two parts. : The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography, in an enlarged and improved introduction--of the western or American continent--of its discovery--its aboriginal inhabitants, and when they came--its divisions--but more particularly of the United States of America, generally and individually--of their situation, extent, civil divisions, rivers, lakes, climate, mountains, soil, produce, natural history, commerce, manufactures, population, character, curiosities, waters, springs, mines and minerals, military strength, government, islands, history of the war, and succeeding events--closing with a view of the British, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other dominions, on the continent and in the West-Indies. : The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state, in respect to the above-mentioned particulars, of the eastern continent and its islands--as divided into Europe, Asia and Africa--and subdivided into empires, kingdoms and republicks. : To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged: an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events from the creation to the present time: a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men:--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to federal currency. : The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography, calculated for Americans. : Illustrated with six maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume) sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time., By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. F.A.A. S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown. ; Part first. ; The introduction revised by Samuel Webber, A.M. Hollis Professor of Mathematicks and Natural Philosophy in the University at Cambridge. ; Published according to act of Congress, (electronic resource)
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https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/8933
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Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • The atlas called for in the title is Aaron Arrowsmith and Samuel Lewis's "A new and elegant general atlas" (Shaw & Shoemaker 8972). According to its title, it is "Intended to accompany the new improved edition of Morse's Geography, but equally well calculated to be used with any former edition, with his Gazetteer, or any other geographical work." Cataloged separately
  • Title and edition statement of v. 2 vary: The American universal geography ... Part second. Containing an improved geographical description of the eastern continent and islands. Published according to act of Congress. Fourth edition of this volume
  • World map in v. 1 signed: From Arrowsmith's map of the world. Some maps engraved by E.G Gridley, Thomas K. Marshall and John Scoles
  • Vol. 1: 6, [3], 18-864 p., [3] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [5], 10-664 p., [3] folded leaves of plates
  • Errors in paging: v. 1, p. 579, 612 misnumbered 57, 12; v. 2, p. 629 misnumbered 628
  • "Addenda."--v. 1, p. [7]
  • Includes indexes
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file reproduced from microform
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mixed
Control code
000344107
Dimensions
23 cm.
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unknown
Edition
Fifth edition--corrected and improved.
Extent
2 v.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
6 maps.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
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(Sirsi) 000344107
Label
The American universal geography: or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republicks in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular. : In two parts. : The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography, in an enlarged and improved introduction--of the western or American continent--of its discovery--its aboriginal inhabitants, and when they came--its divisions--but more particularly of the United States of America, generally and individually--of their situation, extent, civil divisions, rivers, lakes, climate, mountains, soil, produce, natural history, commerce, manufactures, population, character, curiosities, waters, springs, mines and minerals, military strength, government, islands, history of the war, and succeeding events--closing with a view of the British, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other dominions, on the continent and in the West-Indies. : The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state, in respect to the above-mentioned particulars, of the eastern continent and its islands--as divided into Europe, Asia and Africa--and subdivided into empires, kingdoms and republicks. : To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged: an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events from the creation to the present time: a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men:--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to federal currency. : The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography, calculated for Americans. : Illustrated with six maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume) sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time., By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. F.A.A. S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown. ; Part first. ; The introduction revised by Samuel Webber, A.M. Hollis Professor of Mathematicks and Natural Philosophy in the University at Cambridge. ; Published according to act of Congress, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/8933
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • The atlas called for in the title is Aaron Arrowsmith and Samuel Lewis's "A new and elegant general atlas" (Shaw & Shoemaker 8972). According to its title, it is "Intended to accompany the new improved edition of Morse's Geography, but equally well calculated to be used with any former edition, with his Gazetteer, or any other geographical work." Cataloged separately
  • Title and edition statement of v. 2 vary: The American universal geography ... Part second. Containing an improved geographical description of the eastern continent and islands. Published according to act of Congress. Fourth edition of this volume
  • World map in v. 1 signed: From Arrowsmith's map of the world. Some maps engraved by E.G Gridley, Thomas K. Marshall and John Scoles
  • Vol. 1: 6, [3], 18-864 p., [3] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [5], 10-664 p., [3] folded leaves of plates
  • Errors in paging: v. 1, p. 579, 612 misnumbered 57, 12; v. 2, p. 629 misnumbered 628
  • "Addenda."--v. 1, p. [7]
  • Includes indexes
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000344107
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition--corrected and improved.
Extent
2 v.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
6 maps.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000344107

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