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[BURKE, William and Edmund, attributed].
An Account of the European Settlements in America. In Six Parts, etc., etc.

Description:
pp. (viii), 3-312. Folding engraved map of South America by BOWEN; (iv), 3-300, (20) Contents. Folding engraved map of North America by BOWEN. Contemporary tan calf with all board edges gilt, the spine edges starting to crack, but all joints still firm, a tiny spot of adhesion to the map in v.I, foxing at the ends of each volume, heraldic book-plates of G. PALMES, a very good set.

*It is still an open question as to which of the Burkes was the primary author. This was a very popular work, much reprinted, even into the nineteenth century, though the first edition is rather scarce.

For R. and J. Dodsley in Pall Mall. London.

Date Published: 1757. First edition. 2 volumes. 8vo.

Stock No. 59938

Price: 1,100.00

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