A New System Of Modern Geography

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by William Guthrie

Guthrie was a prolific historian and political journalist who wrote a number of books. This, his "Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar," first published in London in 1770 was his most successful work. [1]

Bibliographic Information

Author: William Guthrie

Title: A New System Of Modern Geography: Or, A Geographical, Historical, And Commercial Grammar, And Present State Of The Several Nations Of The World

Published: Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, 1794-1795.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in contemporary American tree sheep with the smooth spines gilt-ruled in six compartments. Red morocco lettering-piece in the second, small green morocco numbering-piece in the fourth.


  1. W. Guthrie, Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar, 1770, 4)