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Das brittische reich in America
1761 1761 - sammt dem eroberten Canada mit den wichtigen Inseln Gadaloupe, Martinique und ander See-Plätzen, oder: Kurzgefaßte Beschreibung der Englischen Pflanzstädte sammt ihrer Macht, Geschichte und Handlung in Nord-America. Nebst zuverlässiger Nachricht von denen Gränzstreitigkeiten und Kriege mit denen Franzosen, durch drey sauber illuminirte Landkarten aller Englischen Provinzen erläutert. 3. über die Hälfte vermehrter Druck. Sorau: Hebold, 1761. 2 vols. bound i one. With frontispiece depicting Quebec and 3 folden maps coloured in old hand. [pp.1-5] + 6 - 48 + [3] + 4 - 48 pp. Nice and clean copy bound in contemporary halfleather without title on spine. With a few small wormholes in margin not affecting the text. * 3rd. and largest German edition of "The British Empire in America". London 1708. (2nd edition from 1744 was translated by Theodor Arnold). The maps, which are made by Joh. George Schreiben in Leipzig, are depicting 1. North and South America including Canada and the southern part of Greenland. 2. The Eastern part of North - America from Florida in the south to Canada and from Louisiana to the Eastcoast. 3. The Caribbean Islands. No copies of this very rare book are known with a printed titlepage in vol. 2 which therefore starts with fol. A,2. "An extremely rare and valuable work relating to the end of the Seven Years War and the beginning of the British Impire in America." Lande pp. 264. Sabin 57156 and 57162.
      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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