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“ [Ipãyuara, oux tea.”—Things, rather than words."

THE WORLD

IN

A

POCKET BOOK.

OR
UNIVERSAL POPULAR STATISTICS;

Embracing the Commerce, Agriculture, Rerenne, Government, Manufac-
tures, Population, Army, Navy, Religions, Geography, History,
Kemarkable Features and Events, Navigation, Inventions,

Discoveries and Genius of every nation on the Globe.

An ample Political, Commercial, Agricultural, Manufacturing, Historical,
Geographical, Statistical, and General Synopsis of the

UNITED STATES;
With the Last Census, and Tables of State and Presidential Elections,

Interest, Usury Laws, &c.
Statistics of the Bible and Missionary Societies of the World, of Specie,

Currency, Banking, Steam, Cotton, Iron, Coal, Silk, Crime, &c.
A complete History of every Nation, Ancient and Modern, alphabetically
arranged. A List of Eminent Men, and the Ages

and Nations in which they lived.

A SYNOPSIS OF ASTRONOMY AND GEOLOGY;
Mountains, Volcanoes, Rivers, Mines, Lofty Buildings, Temples, Bridges,

Ancient and Modern Cities.
The Conquerors, chief Battles and Sieges of the World, and a condensed
but complete View of the Ancient World. A variety of Miscellaneous
Statistics, curious and useful information ; and all great Changes
and Events, from the Creation to the present time.

BY WILLIAM HFČRUMP.
EIGHTH EDITION:
GREATLY ENLARGED AND IMPROVED ; ;

With the addition of

PART II,
Which contains a completo Chronology, a Collection of Quotations from the
Latin, French, Italian and Spanish Languages, a concise Account of the
Heathen Deities, Abbreviations in common use, Weights and

Measures, and the Ancient and Modern Systems of Philosophy.

THE WORK IS PREFACED WITH A COPIOUS AND ALPHABETICAL INDEX.

PHILADELPHIA:
G. G. EVANS, CHESTNUT STREET.

NEW YORK:
EVANS & CO., BROADWAY.

1858. P

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