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An Account of the European Settlements in America (2 volumes)
London: R and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1757. Title continues: "In Six Parts. I. A short History of the Discovery of that Part of the World. II. The Manners and Customs of the original Inhabitants. III. Of the Spanish Settlements. IV. Of the Portuguese. V. Of the French, Dutch, and Danish. VI. Of the English. Each Part contains An accurate Description of the Settlements in it, their Extent, Climate, Productions, Trade, Genius and Disposition of their Inhabitants: the Interests of the several Powers of Europe with respect to those Settlements; and their Political and Commercial Views with regard to each other. In Two Volumes." Both volumes complete including the folding map frontispieces. Sound bindings. Clean pages. Both maps are in nice shape. Some marginal toning to the first and last few leaves of both volumes. Minor edgewear. Rebacked over original speckled calf boards; original spine labels. Book plates of Lord Carnarvon in both volumes. Pencil notes on free endpaper of Volume II. See Sabin, 9282. The "best contemporary account" per Howes, B-974.. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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