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RAYNAL, Abbe (Guillaume-Thomas-Francois
Storia dell'America Settentrionale del Signor Ab. Raynal Continuata fino all'Anno presente, Nella quale si descrive la Guerra Civile
Dalle Stampe di Antonio Zatta, 1778. Softcover. 2 vols., 8vo: lii, 288; iv, 294 pp. Bound in original Italian decorated paper boards, original printed paper label on spine. Preserved in a brown cloth protective case. Very good. ¶ One of the early sources of the birth of the United States. Scarce first Italian edition preserved in original unsophisticated condition. This well-known work was published only four years after the Boston Tea Party and offers a strictly contemporary account of the American Revolution, here given by an erudite, impartial observer. Contents: VOLUME ONE contains 14 chapters: 1. History of Canada; 2. History of Hudson Bay; 3. History of Terranova Island; 4. History of New Scotland; 5. History of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut forming New England; 6. History of New York; 7. History of New Jersey; 8. History of Pennsylvania; 9. History of Virginia; 10.History of Maryland; 11.History of Carolina; 12.History of Georgia; 13.History of Florida; 14. History of Louisiana. VOLUME TWO contains 10 chapters on American Independence and the Civil War: 1. Population of Anglo-American Provinces; 2. Advantages of living in North America colonies; 3. Governments established in British Colonies of North America; 4. Coins of North America; 5. Industry and Commerce Restrictions for British colonies of North America; 6. Questions about the right of England to establish certain impositions on the colonies of North America; 7. English Taxation of the Colonists; 8. British-imposed restrictions; 9. Colonies to break ties with England; 10. Cooperation … [Click Below for Full Description]
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