The Universal Atlas and Introduction to Modern Geography in which are described, the most celebrated Empires, States and Kingdoms of the World. with. A General View of Astronomy; The Solar System; The Fixed Stars and Constellations; Definitions of Geography; Figure and Motion of the Earth, Vicissitudes of the Seasons, &c.; A Description of the Terrestrial and Celestial Globes; With Geographical Problems; Eastern and Western Hemispheres, &c. Also - The Method of Adverting to the Time of Day in Distant Nations, is clearly elucidated on A New Geographical Clock. The whole illustrated with Thirty-One Maps and Plates, Accurately Delineated by an Eminent Geographer. -
John Cooke. The Rev. Thomas Smith
1802 - Printed for J. Harris, London - First and Only Edition
A rare work which includes a plate of a geographical clock with separate moving centre piece, 27 plates of circular maps with hand coloured outlines, two plates showing the solar system and seasonal changes, one hand coloured plate of a terrestrial and a celestial globe.
With engraved dedication page ‘To Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York, Princess Royal of Prussia, &c. &c. &c. Madam’.