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