Context of A new and authentic system of universal geography, antient and modern : : including All the late Important discoveries made by the English, and other celebrated navigators of various nations, in the different Hemispheres; from the celebrated Columbus, the first discoverer of America, to the Death of our no less celebrated Countryman Captain Cook, &c. and containing a genuine history and description of the whole world, as consisting of empires, kingdoms, states, republics, provinces, continents, islands, oceans, &c. ... the whole forming a complete collection of voyages and travels, By the Rev. Thomas Bankes, Vicar of Dixton, in Monmouthshire, And Author of the Christian's Family Bible, Edward Warren Blake, Esq., Alexander Cook, Esq., and Thomas Lloyd