Title: Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel ... based on Hellwald's "Die Erde und ihre Völker." Translated (and with ethnological appendix) by A. H. Keane. (Africa. Edited and extended by Keith Johnston. Central America, the West Indies, and South America. Edited and extended by H. W. Bates. Australasia. Edited and extended by A. R. Wallace, etc.
Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions
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The GEOGRAPHY & TOPOGRAPHY collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. Offering some insights into the study and mapping of the natural world, this collection includes texts on Babylon, the geographies of China, and the medieval Islamic world. Also included are regional geographies and volumes on environmental determinism, topographical analyses of England, China, ancient Jerusalem, and significant tracts of North America.
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<Source Library> British Library
<Contributors> Stanford, Edward; Hellwald, Friedrich; Keane, Augustus Henry
<Original Pub Date> 1878
<Physical Description> 8º.