Elements of Modern Geography

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W. Blackwood, 1872 - Boundaries - 297 pages

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Page 292 - Thousand, revised to the present time. Crown 8vo, pp. 300, 3s. The Intermediate Geography. Intended as an Intermediate Book between the Author's ' Outlines of Geography,' and
Page 292 - This volume— the result of many years' unremitting application — is specially adapted for the use of Teachers, Advanced Classes, Candidates for the Civil Service, and proficients in geography generally. Fifty-Fifth Thousand. Elements of Modern Geography. By the SAME. Revised to the present time. Crown 8vo, pp. 300. 3s. The 'Elements' form a careful condensation of the 'Manual...

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