The Rudiments of Geography: Being a Concise Description of the Various Kingdoms, States, Empires, Countries, and Islands in the World.

Barnard, VT: Joseph Dix, 1814. Sixth Edition revised and corrected. Hardcover. East and West Florida as Spanish America, in a geography text with important history of the contemporary US states in a lengthy section titled "The United States, exclusive of Louisiana", pp 40 - 110. Includes descriptions of the contemporary territories, and concludes with Mississippi Territory, Territory of Louisiana, and "Spanish America, East and West Florida ... governed by a viceroy appointed by the king of Spain" (p 109).

Unusual Vermont imprint. 12mo, 239pp. In the original half plain calf and wooden boards, the front board wrapped in brown paper, the rear board missing. General browning of text, but paper sound; printed previous owner name at front end paper. OCLC: 252421014 records 3 copies, the NY Historical Society Library, Syracuse University, and Teachers College Columbia. Good - condition. Item #25163

Price: $75.00

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