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Robertson, William
The History of America. In Three Volumes
Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell; and J. Balfour, London, 1788. Fifth edition, complete in three volumes. xlvii, [1], 388pp; 499pp; 439, [39]pp + [1]p of publisher's advertisements. Modern red half morocco over marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. With four folding maps of Mexico or New Spain (including California); the Gulf of Mexico, the islands and countries adjacent; South America; the countries on the South Sea, from Panama to Guayquil; and one folding plate. In the preface of this edition Robertson replies to criticism of his work by Francesco Saverio Clavigero. A remarkably bright and clean set in fine condition. Graesse VI.138. Howes R358. Sabin 71973. ; Octavo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB [Schenectady, NY, U.S.A.]
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