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Title:
Elements of useful knowledge : containing a historical and geographical account of the United States : for the use of schools
Author:
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843.
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Physical Description:
volumes ; 17 x 11 cm
General Note:
The author's History of animals; published separately in 1812 was intended to form the 4th vol. of this work.
Language:
English
Contents:
[v.] 1-2. Containing a historical and geographical account of the United States. -- [v.] 3. Containing a historical and geographical account of the empires and states in Europe, Asia and Africa with their colonies : to which is added a brief description of New Holland and the principal islands in the Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Local Note:
Vol. 1, 5th edition, 1812 : The volume is quarter-bound in brown morocco with gray paper over wooden boards. The front endpaper bears the manuscript initials in pencil, "A.S.H." The title page bears the manuscript ownership note, "Alfred S. Higgins Book Chatham." The back endpaper bears the manuscript ownership notes, "Alfred Higgins Book," and "Harriet Smith's Book, Haddam, Connecticut."
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Book

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