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Whether relating to its Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral
Productions, or to the Manufactures, Buildings, and
Inventions of its Inhabitants,

Compiled from Historical and Geographical Works of established
Celebrity, and illustrated with the Discoveries of modern Travellers.

By the Rev. THOMAS SMITH,

Author of the UNIVERSAL ATLAS, SACRED MIRROR, &C. &C.

"Review these numerous scenes, at once survey
Nature's extended face, then Sceptics say,
In this wide field of wonders, can you find
No art discover'd, and no end design'd?"

VOL. VII.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. WALKER, NO. 44, PATERNOSTER-ROW; J.
HARRIS, CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD; VERNOR
AND HOOD, IN THE POULTRY; T. HURST, PATERNOSTER
ROW; AND CROSBY AND CO. STATIONERS-COURT.

1803.

HARZA
UNIVERSI Y
LIBRARY
MAR 5 1941

Bryer, Printer, Bridewell-Hospital, Baidge-Street.

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Customs, Manners, Religion, and Government, of

the Inhabitants of Negroland and Guinea

Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

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WONDERS

OF

NATURE AND ART.

PART III.

AFRICA.

CHAP. I.

OF EGYPT.

Situation, Climate, Soil, &c..

THIS extensive and justly celebrated country is situated between thirty and thirty-six degrees of east longitude, and between twenty-one and thirty-one degrees of north latitude; being bounded by the Mediterranean on the north; by the Red Sea and the Isthmus of Suez on the east; by Abyssinia, or Ethiopia, on the south; and by the deserts of Barca and Nubia on the west. Ít is about six hundred miles in length from north to south; and extends from one hundred to two hundred and fifty in breadth from east to west. It is properly divided into two parts, called the Upper and Lower Egypt, and is subdivided into eighty provinces.

VOL. VII.

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