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The geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies

containing an entire translation of the Spanish work of Colonel Don Antonio de Alcedo, Captain of the Royal Spanish Guards, and member of the Royal Academy of History

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Published by Printed for the author and published by Carpenter and Son, Old Bond-Street, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster- Row, White, Cochrane, and Co. Fleet-Street, and Murray, Albemarle- Street, London, Parker, Deighton in London, Oxford, Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • America -- Gazetteers.,
  • Latin America -- Gazetteers.,
  • West Indies -- Gazetteers.,
  • Amérique -- Répertoires géographiques.,
  • Amérique latine -- Répertoires géographiques.,
  • Antilles -- Répertoires géographiques.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith large additions and compilations from modern voyages and travels and from original and authentic information, by G.A. Thompson
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 27912, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 27912
    ContributionsThompson, G. A. (George Alexander)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 microfiches (336 fr.).
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24159270M
    ISBN 100665279124

    To the east of Central America is the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean is to the west. There are seven countries that are considered part of Central America: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Central America was the home of many Native Americans prior to Europe colonizing the region. The first American edition was published in and it also contained this map. The gazetteer is an approximately page (pages unnumbered) geography book with 8 maps: World, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, West Indies, and this map, which has also been seen credited to early geography books by both Guthrie and Davis. Historical register and dictionary of the United States Army , to March 2, Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies, Geographical – America Names, Geographical – Bibliography Names, Geographical.


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A New gazetteer, or, Geographical dictionary of North America and the West Indies containing IA general description of North America. IIA general description of the United States; the Declaration of Independence and constitution of the United States.

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[Antonio de Alcedo; George Alexander Thompson]. The geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies.: Containing an entire translation of the Spanish work of Colonel Don Antonio de Alcedo, captain of the Royal Spanish Guards, and member of the Royal Academy of Hstory: with large additions and compilations from modern voyages and travels, and from original and authentic information.

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A general description of North America. II A General description of the United States; The Declaration of Independence and Constitution of. Antonio de Alcedo (–) was a Spanish soldier and scholar.

Born in a settlement near to Quito (), Alcedo was a military officer in the Spanish Army, The geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies book a notable historian and is best known for his pioneering, five-volume work in American geography and history, The geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies (Diccionario.

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West Indies from toestablished his historic connexion with Canada, to the geographical knowledge of which he made a very large addition. 0 James Bruce of Kinnaird, the contemporary of Niebuhr, was equally devoted to Eastern travel.

Resembling or containing clay. Antonio de Alcedo and George Alexander Thompson (translator), The geographical and historical dictionary of America and the West Indies, vol. 2, p “Demerara” (J. Carpenter): The shores of the rivers and creeks are chiefly planted with coffee, to the distance of about 30 miles from the sea: thence 30 miles.

A History and New Gazetteer, or Geographical Dictionary, of North America and the West Indies New York: S. Benedict and Co., Near location where Monongahela and Allegheny rivers converge to form Ohio River. Nicely detailed map of the West Indies chain, including information pertaining to history, climate and culture.

From A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas of Minor aging along edges, a few small tears to bottom. Antonio de Alcedo and George Alexander Thompson, The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies (London: Carpenter & Son, ), xvi-xvii.

James Breck Perkins, France in the American Revolution (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, ), Author: Gene Procknow. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies, Containing an Entire Translation of the Spanish Work of Colonel Don Antonio de Alcedo With Large Additions and Compilations London: for James Carpenter [and others], 5 volumes, quarto (10 1/2 x.

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