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An accurate map of South America : drawn from the best modern maps and charts, and regulated by astron'l. observatns.

Image ID: 1261073

Item Details

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797 ) (Author)
Burke, William (1730-1798 ) (Associated name)
Dodsley, James (1724-1797 ) (Publisher)

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases


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.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1757
Publisher: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley...
Library locations
Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6467 [LHS 3033; atlas cases]
America Discovery and exploration
Content : 8vo: v. 1: A, B(+/-, B2, 4), C-E(E1), F-U, X; v. 2: [A]1, B-X.

Content : Attributed to Burke, possibly in collaboration with his brother Richard and/or his cousin William. Cf. Todd, p. 28-29. CBEL attributes to William.

Content : Copy in Map Div. 97-6467: Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 3033.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Citation/reference : ESTC, T006290.

Citation/reference : Todd, 4a

Content : Copy 1: Binder's title: European settlements in America. -- Sprinkled calf, black and green morocco lettering pieces, gilt spine decorations and titling, gilt decorative cover edges, red sprinkled edges. -- Bookplate: Edn. Smith; C.J. Sawyer, October 1926.

Content : Copy 2: Binder's title: Settlem. in America. -- Sprinkled calf, red morocco titling piece, gilt spine titling and rules, gilt rule borders, cover edges blind tooled with blacking, red sprinkled edges. -- Bookplate (v. 1): John Lord Sheffield, Sussex; Bookplate (v. 2, laid in) Thomas Pennant; Henry Stevens.

Statement of Responsibility: By Eman. Bowen, geog'r. to His Majesty, 1747.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : 25975850
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13602310
UUID: 6ad2def0-c5d4-012f-a7b9-58d385a7bc34