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An account of the European settlements in America : in six parts ... 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.

Author/creator Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797
Other author/creatorBurke, William, 1730-1798.
Other author/creatorCheshire, James W., former owner.
Format Book and Print
EditionThe fifth edition, with improvements.
Publication InfoLondon : Printed for J. Dodsley ..., 1770.
Description2 volumes : maps ; 22 cm (8vo)
Contents (from t. p.) 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.
Local noteVols. 1 and 2 have ownership stamp of James W. Cheshire, Hillsboro, N.C., on front fly-leaves.
General noteProbably a collaboration of Edmund and William Burke. Cf. ESTC.
General noteDate in roman numerals.
General noteVol. 1: [8], xii, 324 p., [1] leaf of plates (folded map); v. 2: xii, 308 p., [1] leaf of plates (folded map).
General noteVol. 2 includes part VII: British North America.
References ESTC T6285
References NUC pre-1956 NB 0972082
Other formsAlso issued online.
Acquisitions source Purchased from Ben and Snow Roberts, 7/2012
Issued in other formOnline version: Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. Account of the European settlements in America. The fifth edition, with improvements. London : Printed for J. Dodsley ..., 1770
Genre/formEarly works.
LCCN 13021560

Available Items

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Joyner NC Rare E143 .B95 1770 V. 1 ✔ Available Request Material
Joyner NC Rare E143 .B95 1770 V. 2 ✔ Available Request Material

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