The title page described it as
"A new general atlas, consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe. And a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the empires, kingdoms, and states in the World. Constructed from the best systematic works, and the most authentic voyages and travels.
With a memoir of the progress of geography, a summary of physical geography, and a consulting index to facilitate the finding out of places.
Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London.
And John Cumming, Dublin. 1817."
Sample of maps found in Wikimedia Commons:.