An Epitome of Geography, with an Atlas

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U. Hunt, 1834 - Geography - 171 pages



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Page 164 - Mr. Worcester's Geography appears to us a most excellent manual. It is concise, well arranged, free from redundancies and repetitions, and contains exactly what it should, a brief outline of the natural and political characteristics of each country. The tabular views are of great...
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