The Standard Atlas and Chronological History of the World; Containing New Maps of All the States and Territories of the United States and of Every Country in the World, Including the Latest Census of the United States, Together with an

The Standard Atlas and Chronological History of the World; Containing New Maps of All the States and Territories of the United States and of Every Country in the World, Including the Latest Census of the United States, Together with an

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...supplies of raw silk from the Rhone valley. The total annual value of ribbons made here_ and in the vicinity is about 820.000.000. The National Arms Factory turns out most of the small arms for the French army: and the general iron and steel manufactures include iron-mongery of all kinds. iron and steel plates. machinery castings. gun armor, and iron masts. Glass bottles are made. Saint Gallon. Switzerland (cap. St. Gallen), is the center of the muslin, embroidery, and cotton trade. It glrew up round the abbey founded in the 7th century by t e Irish monk Gallus. and later became one of the principal literary centers of Europe. It was secularized in 1798. but stil has a cathedral; the MSS. in its library are considered to form one of the most precious collections in Europe. Saint Gilles. Belgium (Brabant). is a suburb of Brussels. Its industri include chemicals, perfumcry, factories. ntario, Canada. is a railroad and section. t is the 'liiee, flaxspinniiig, marble-dressing. and market-gar enin. Saifit Helena, Engla_nd (Lancashire), has manufacture? of glass and chemicals, and coal and fire-clay are w 1-ex. Oflalint Henri, Quebec, Canada. is a suburb of Montrea. Saint Hyaclnthe, Quebec. Canada, is a trade center in a irosperous agricultural region. Its industries in clude_ ots and shoes, spinning wheels._organs. threshi machines. etc. It is the seat of a Dominican college an convent. Saint John, New Brunswick. Canada. is a port and coaling station on the Bay of Fundy, and the commercial metropolis of the province. It exports lumber. grain, and meat. It_has large sawmills, extensive fisheries. and manufactories of iron castings. engines, machinery. tools, cotton goods, woollen nods. boots and shoes. pulp, etc. It was settled chiefly gy...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848527
  • 9781236848529