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Date: January 1, 1870
Brookes's General gazetteer improved; or, A new and compendious geographical dictionary: containing a description of the empires, kingdoms, states, provinces, cities, towns, forts, seas, harbours, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes, &c. in the known world. With the government, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants; the extent, boundaries, and natural productions of each country; the trade, manufactures, and curiosities of the cities and towns, their longitude, latitude, bearings and distances in English miles, from remarkable places; and the various events by which they have been distinguished. Including a detail of the counties, cities, boroughs, market-towns, and principal villages, in Great Britain and Ireland: together with a succinct account of, at least, seven hundred cities, towns and villages in the United States, more than has appeared in any preceding edition of the same work; in which the numerous mistakes and deficiencies of European gazetteers, respecting this country, are corrected and supplied. Illustrated by eight maps, neatly executed. Originally written by R. Brookes, M.D.
Date: January 1, 1806
Author: Brookes, R. (Richard), fl. 1721-1763.
A dictionary of the Holy Bible: containing an historical account of the persons: a geographical and historical account of the places: a literal, critical, and systematical description of other objects, whether natural, artificial, civil, religious, or military: and the explication of the appellative terms, mentioned in the writings of the Old and New Testament. The whole comprising whatever important is known concerning the antiquities of the Hebrew nation and church of God; forming a sacred commentary; a body of Scripture history, chronology, and divinity; and serving in a great measure as a concordance to the Bible. By John Brown, minister of the Gospel at Haddington. To which are added for the first time, notes, historical, literary, and theological. Illustrated with elegant maps and plates. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1807
Author: Brown, John, 1722-1787.
The Holy Bible: : containing the Old & New Testaments: together with the Apocrypha. Translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. With marginal notes and references. ; To which are added, an index: an alphabetical table of all the names in the Old and New Testaments, with their significations; and, what has never before been added, an account of the lives and martyrdom of the apostles and evangelists.
Date: January 1, 1817
An historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels and discoveries, from the time of Columbus, to the present period. By William Mavor, L.L.D. Vol. I[-XXIV].
Date: January 1, 1803
Author: Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758-1837.