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

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

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

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1757
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley...
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6467 [LHS 3033; atlas cases]
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration
America
Genres
Maps
Notes
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.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. ([8], 312 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; [2], 300, [20] p., [1] folded leaf of plates) : 2 maps ; 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 25975850
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13602310
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 69c7c940-c5d4-012f-44be-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1729: Creator Born
  • 1757: Issued
  • 1797: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An account of the European settlements in America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1757. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69c7c940-c5d4-012f-44be-58d385a7bc34

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An account of the European settlements in America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69c7c940-c5d4-012f-44be-58d385a7bc34

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1757). An account of the European settlements in America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69c7c940-c5d4-012f-44be-58d385a7bc34

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An account of the European settlements in America