By the King's royal license and authority. A new royal authentic and complete system of universal geography antient and modern: Including all the late important discoveries made by the English, and other celebrated navigators of various nations, in the different hemispheres, and containing a complete genuine history and description of the whole world, ... throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and America: together with their respective situations, extent, ... With an account of the religion, laws, ... Also exact descriptions of the various kinds of beasts, birds, ... including every thing curious, as related by the most eminent travellers and navigators, from the earliest accounts to the present time. Likewise the essence of the voyages-of the most enterprising navigators of different nations and countries, from the celebrated Columbus, ...Together with a concise history of every empire, kingdom and state. Including an account of the most remarkable discoveries, ... The whole forming an authentic and entertaining account of every thing worthy of notice throughout the whole face of nature, ... With a great variety of curious articles, communicated by gentlemen who have travalled in various parts, ... To which is added, A complete guide to geography, ... Published by the royal licence and authority of His Britannic Majesty King George III. And containing every important, .. discovery throughout the whole of Captain Cook's voyages round the world. Together with those of all other modern at well as antient circumnavigators round the globe, ... / By the Reverend Thomas Bankes, Vicar of Dixton in Monmouthshire, and author of the Christian family Bible. Edward Warren Blake, Esq. and [blank] Alexander Cook, A.M. Teacher of Geography, Astronomy, and Navigation. Enriched with upwards of one hundred and fifty beautiful engravings, ... The whole executed in a superior stile, by the first artists in the kingdom.

Contributor(s): Bankes, Thomas, 1744- | Blake, Edward Warren | Cook, Alexander | Lloyd, Thomas
Publisher: London : printed for C. Cooke, No. 17, Pater-Noster-Row, [1790?].Description: iv, ii, 990, [2] p. : maps (some folded) ; 40 cm.Uniform titles: New, royal, and authentic system of universal geography. Subject(s): Geography -- Early works to 1800 | Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800Ownership: From the library of Harry G. Beasley, 1881-1939
Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare H.3.A.3 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001982
Total holds: 0

Maps engraved by Thomas Bowen.

From the library of Harry G. Beasley, 1881-1939. UkLoBM

ANTHRO copy comprises pages, iv, ii, [5]-106 only.