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MITCHELL’S SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY.
THIRD REVISED EDITION.
A SYSTEM OF
COMPRISING A DESCRIPTION OF THE PRESENT STATE OF THE
AND ITS FIVE GREAT DIVISIONS,
AMERICA, EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA AND OCEANICA,
WITH THEIR SEVERAL
EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES, TERRITORIES, ETC.
EMBELLISHED BY NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS.
ADAPTED TO THE CAPACITY OF YOUTH.
ILLUSTRATED BY AN
ATLAS OF TWENTY-EIGHT MAPS,
DRAWN AND ENGRAVED TO ACCOMPANY THE WORK.
BY S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL.
THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT & CO.
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In the mid-19th century Americans were quite proud of their expanding network of canals that were opening up interior farming and manufacturing sections to more trade with the large eastern cities. It was less expensive to move goods by canal than by over-land wagon.
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"A System of Modern Geography, Comprising a Description of the Present State of the World..."
| publisher Thomas, Cowperthwait and Company
| author Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868)
| date 1851
| location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
| height 6.75"
| width 4.25"
| process/materials printed paper, ink
| item type Books/Textbook / Schoolbooks
| accession # #L00.048
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