A New Historical and Commercial System of Geography : Containing a Comprehensive History and Description of the Present State of All the Kingdoms of the World Including the Most Recent Discoveries of the Latest Voyagers and Travellers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A New Historical and Commercial System of Geography: Containing a Comprehensive History and Description of the Present State of All the Kingdoms of the World Including the Most Recent Discoveries of the Latest Voyagers and Travellers The Pythagorean, Copernican, or true solar system, which is now universally adopted by all the learned in Europe, supposes the sun to be at rest in the centre of the system, and that all the planets move round him in the following order: Mercury, Venus, the Earth, attended by her secondary, the Moon Mars, Jupiter, Saturn. These, together with the comets, form the constituent parts of the solar system. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.