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Nouvelle géographie universelle, descriptive, historique, industrielle et commerciale des quatre parties du monde

Authors of source text

William Guthrie


André-Samuel-Michel Cantwell
François-Joseph-Michel Noël
François Soulès
Hyacinthe Langlois

Related resources

is translation of
A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar and present state of the several kingdoms of the world has translation

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Possibly radical, given the three translators' other publications. Footnotes and extended parts to be checked (esp. the greatly expanded chapter on France).

BL only has the 1802 edition, which doesn"t have relevant paratexts. Check the 1799 edition in BNF as well as:

Abrégé de la géographie universelle de William Guthrie... augmentée par le traducteur et enrichie d'additions par les citoyens Lalande et Mentelle,... Traduction nouvelle, sur la 18e édition anglaise de 1799, par François Pagès