GEOGRAPHY FOR CHILDREN; or, A Short and easy method of Teaching and Learning Geography: Designed principally for the Use of Schools. Whereby Even Children may in a short Time know the Use of the Terrestrial Globe and Geographical Maps, and all the considerable Countries in the World; their Situations, Boundaries, Extent, Divisions, Islands, Rivers, Lakes, Chief Cities, Government and Religion. Divided into Lessons, in the Form of Question and Answer: with a new general Map of the World, the Spheres, and also, a List of Maps necessary for Children. Translated from the French of Abbé Lenglet Du Fresnoy, and now greatly augmented and improved throughout the Whole. The Twenty-Second edition. To which is prefixed, A Method of learning Geography without a Master, for the use of such grown Persons as have neglected this useful study in their Youth. And a Table of Latitude and Longitude of the remarkable Places mentioned in this Work.
Shrewsbury: Sandford and Maddock, 1800. xii, 154 pages. Folding map of the world as frontispiece, two other maps, and a folding plate of the spheres. Original full untitled sheep. 12mo. Lacks front end-paper; spine cracked and worn, with a small amount of loss at head & heel; name on both pastedown and again on upper panel of binding; else a very good and clean copy.