Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Words and pictures from “Elements of Geography Ancient and Modern; with an atlas” by J. E. Worcester, A. M., Stereotype Edition, Boston, 1825.

Title: Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern

Author: Worcester, A. M., J. E.

Published by: Cummings, Hilliard & Co.

City: Boston

Date: 1825

Total items: 6

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: Frontispiece: United States Capitol, Washington]

Frontispiece: United States Capitol, Washington

Engraving (probably a woodcut) of the US Capitol building in Washington, DC. The building was burned down in the War of 1812 by the British (from Canada), and this engraving [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Ruins of Palmyra.]

The Ruins of Palmyra.

Palmyra is an ancient city now in Syria, but when this book was written it was in Turkey. The ruined Temple of Bel معبد بل) on the right in this engraving has since largely been destroyed by a right-wing religious group. The Great Tetrapylon in the middle background appears to have [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Parthenon.]

The Parthenon.

The engraving (probably a wood-cut) features a fairly rough drawing of the Parthenon; it was presumably made from a drawing from no later than the early [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

Front cover of this 1820s schoolbook; it was once quarter-leather, probably with marbled paper pasted down, but two hundred years have taken their toll. [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page]

Title Page

Elements of Geography, ancient and modern: [more...] [$]


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Words and pictures from “Elements of Geography Ancient and Modern; with an atlas” by J. E. Worcester, A. M., Stereotype Edition, Boston, 1825.


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