Universal Geography, Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe: Accompanied with Analytical, Synoptical, and Elementary Tables

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Wells and Lilly, 1828
 

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Fruit TreesLint and Hemp
58
Table of Mean Temperature according to the Centigrade
69
EUROPE CONTINUED
70
Scandinavian NationsEnglishAncient People of
76
Physical relations between States
82
The limits that Population may attain in some Countries
88
Samoyedes their NameTribes of the Samoyedes 461
94
Northern States more powerful 94 Synoptical Tables of ancient and modern European states their origin languages 95116
95
Physical description of Turkey in Europe
117
AlbanoDalmatian MountainsMountains of Albania 176
118
Archipelago
123
Eruptions
129
Etesian
135
Animal Kingdom Ml
142
EUROPE CONTINUED
145
Passes iZagoraPaulianistes
151
Mount AthosTowns in the Northeast
157
Character of the Modern Greeks
163
Island in the Gulf of AthensHydra
169
Plain of Kosovo
178
NymphaeumCentral AlbaniaMirdites
184
Connexion between the Albanian and Aeolian 192 Names of Macedonian MonthsConnexion with the Pelasgic
193
Albanian Grammar
202
Vegetable ProductionsCorn
208
Principal TownsResidence of the Pacha
212
BOOK C
225
Names of the Wallachians
231
DivisionsTowns
238
Jassy the Capital
245
NumberDifferent Names of the Gypsies
251
Increase and decline of the Turkish power 257267
257
TableThe divisions of European Turkey according
268
Table of the Divisions of the Morea according to M Pou
274
EUROPE CONTINUED
278
The FatraAlps of Liptau
280
Lake of Neusiedel
286
The Save
290
BasaltsMetals
296
CattleSheepHorses
303
Towns of the MinesCaverns 308 Different CuriositiesThe Sixteen Towns in the Country
309
RousniacsManners and CustomsMarriages c 315 Towns on the PlainDebrec
316
District of the TchaikistesGreat and Little Cumania
321
ProduceSlavoniaProduceAgriculture
328
Kingdom of DalmatiaDalmatia Proper
334
BoccheseTransylvania
340
BOOK
346
Hungarian Diet
352
Polumna or Lungs of the Wolga
407
Towns Manners c Historical RemarksTheir Expe
413
Progressive Discoveries
419
Western Finns
422
TephairesGovernment of SaratowGerman Colonies
429
The Tartars of Kasan
435
Ancient Monarchy of the TchoudesAlphabet
441
Archangel
447
DwellingsSuperstition
453
ClimateMaritime Region
459
BirdsName
465
Languages
471
BOOK CVII
478
BOOK CVIII
502
Statue of Peter the Great
508
Government Political Institutions 361
514
Town of RigaTrade
520
FortificationsUniversity of DorpatCourland 521 ClimateProductionsTowns 522 Sinking of the LandHeadland of DomesnesEsthonian
526
Character of the Esthonians Lettons or Lettonians 532 Lettonian Superstitions
533
HorticultureGardeners of RostoWAnimal Kingdom
542
Government of TwerTowns
548
MonasteriesGovernment of WladimirRivers
554
Government of TambofProducePopulationTowns
560
Government of Kursk
566
PAGE
570
Government of PultavaTownsMonuments
576
AppearanceWomen
582
RemediesBathsVapour Baths known to the Ancients 687
588
Progress of KnowledgeCourt Intrigues
594
EUROPE CONTINUED
599
MannersAncient Worship
605
Towns
611
Towns in PolesiaProvince of Bialystock
617
Revolutions under his Successors
624
Agriculture Produce c
630
Holy Synod
637
Plants and TreesForests
639
Table of the Population of the different Nations in
643
NameSarmatian Plain
649
WaterMineralsMines of Upper Poland
655
PolesDiseasesSmall Pox
661
Other Towns in MasoviaWaiwodat of Kalisch
667
CommerceUniversityTomb of Queen Venda
673
ProductionsGrainCattle c
679
Manner of LifePolish part of GalliciaTowns
684
PeasantryNobles
690
Discussion on the Sarmatians
696

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