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1763 American Colonies MAPS Annual Register INDIAN Pontiacs Wars FAMED 1776 ed
London: for Dodsley, 1776. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. Through the end of the 18th-century, "The Annual Register" became the most respected journal in print. The periodical was a reference work that contained major events from each year, focusing on economics, politics, arts, trends, and world developments. Many leading historians of the American Revolutionary period, including David Ramsay, James Murray, and William Gordon "borrowed heavily from the Annual Register" (Gephart). "This, a most valuable record and chronicle of historical and political events for over a hundred years contains accurate accounts of the Revolutionary War, as well as the revolutions in South American, the Second War with Great Britain, and many other American subjects." ­- Sabin. This edition was published after the United States declared independence from England. This 1763 issue of 'The Annual Register', famous fourth edition published in 1776, covers a variety of noteworthy topics including: · English plans for conquest in North America · Pontiac's Rebellion, Indian wars; Battle of Bushy Run, · King George III's declaration of land acquisitions in America · Account of lives of Torquato Tasso, Christian of Sweden Though perhaps what sets this edition apart from other Annual Register's is the inclusion of impressive, folding maps! At the end of the volume, it features maps of Prussia, India, France and Spain, and even the 'British Dominions' (colonies) in North America. This edition was published after the United States declared independ … [Click Below for Full Description]
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