A System of Modern Geography: Comprising a Description of the Present State of the World, and Its Five Great Divisions : America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceanica, with Their Several Empires, Kingdoms, States, Territories, Etc. : Embellished by Numerous Engravings : Adapted to the Capacity of Youth : Accompanied by an Atlas Containing Thirty-two Maps, Drawn and Engraved Expressly for this Work

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E.H. Butler & Company, 1860 - 336 pages
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