|Author:||Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.|
|Title:||A new systeme of geography, designed in a most plain and easy method for the better understanding of that science accommodated with new mapps of all the countreys, regions, empires, monarchis, kingdoms, principalities, dukedoms, marquesates, dominions, estates, republiques, Soveraignties, governments seignories, provinces, and countreys in the whole world with geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each mapp / John Seller ...|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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A new systeme of geography, designed in a most plain and easy method for the better understanding of that science accommodated with new mapps of all the countreys, regions, empires, monarchis, kingdoms, principalities, dukedoms, marquesates, dominions, estates, republiques, Soveraignties, governments seignories, provinces, and countreys in the whole world with geographical tables, explaining the divisions in each mapp / John Seller ...
Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.
[London: s.n., 1685]
Added engr. t.p.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Geography -- 17th-18th centuries.
A New SYSTEME OF Geography.
CHAP. I. Of the Nature and Division of Geo∣graphy.
CHAP. II. Of the Circles of the Sphere.
The Four Lesser Circles of the Sphere.
CHAP. III. Of the Division of the Earth by Zones.
CHAP. IV. Of the Division of the Earth by Climates.
CHAP. V. Of the Division of the Inhabitants of the Earth, Respecting their Site and Position, in Reference to One another.
CHAP. VI. Containing several Ʋseful Distinctions in Geography.
Of the 32 Points of the Marriners Compass, which are thus Divided.
CHAP. VII. Of the Ʋse of the Mapps and Tables Contained in this Book.
CHAP. VIII. Shewing the Ʋse of a Mapp of the World that gives the hour of the day, (at any time,) in any part of the World; and to know where the People are Rising, where they are at Dinner, where at Supper, and where going to Bed; being an Opperation most Diverting and Pleasant, to be per∣formed by a Map.
CHAP. IX. Giving the Content or Quantity of the whole World in Acres, and of every Kingdom and Province thereof.
A Geographical Description OF THE WORLD.
CHAP. I. Of the World in General
CHAP. II. Of Europe in General.
Of Great Britain.
Of several Countrys bordering upon France
Of the Principal Islands in the Me∣diteranean Sea.
Of Majorca and Minorca.
Of Cephalonia and Zant
Of the Seventeen Provinces.
The ten Catholick Provinces, or Spanish Netherlands.
Of Turky in Europe.
THE General Description of ASIA.
Of Turky in Asia.
Of the Empire of the Great Mogul.
Of India on this side the Ganges, called India-Intra-Gangem.
Of the Island Ceylon.
Of the Maldive Islands.
Of India beyond the Ganges, call∣ed India-Extra Gangem.
Of the Island of Sumatra.
Of the Island Borneo.
Of the Island Lucon.
Of the Island Paragoa.
A General Description. OF AFRICA.
CHAP. II. Of the Country of Africa in particu∣lar.
Of the Land of Negroes.
Of the Abissines.
Of the Islands Belonging to AFRICA.
Of the Islands of Azores.
Of the Canary Islands.
The Islands of Cape de Verd.
A General Description OF AMERICA.
CHAP. II. Of South America in Particular.
Of Magellanick Land.
Of Terra Firma.
Of the Islands of AMERICA.
Of the Caribbees.
Of the Lucaie Islands.
Of Porto Rico.
CHAP. III. Of North America in Particular.
Of New Miexico.
Of Mexico or New Spain.
Of New Jersey.
Of New York.
Of New England.
Of New Scotland, New France, Canada.
Of New Britain, New South Wales, and New North Wales
Of the Island of California.
Of Hudsons Bay.
Scales of Miles and Leagues, of Diverse Nations shewing what Proportion they bear to a degree of the Earth.