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The History of America

Including the History of Virginia to the Year 1688

and New England to the Year 1652

A New Edition, To Which is Added

A Continuation, Comprising the History of the Colonies from 1652 to the Present Time

With the Circumstances Which Led to the Revolution, in Consequence of the Rejection of the Excise Laws by the Americans, Their Struggle for National Liberty, The Dreadful Conflict Which Ensued, and by its Termination Placed the United States in the Situation of an Independent Government

By William Robertson and David McIntosh

1817 - London - Richard Evans

10.5" by 8.5"; 588pp. (iii)

 
 

DETAILS

A history of America, from its 'discovery' by Christopher Columbus to the early nineteenth century.

New edition.

Illustrated throughout with seventeen plates, including three extra folding coloured maps, collated complete.

With details of the American War of Independence, and the establishment of colonies in Virginia and New England.

William Robertson (19 September 1721 11 June 1793) was a Scottish historian, minister of religion, and Principal of the University of Edinburgh. "The thirty years during which [he] presided over the University perhaps represent the highest point in its history."

CONDITION

In a tree calf binding. Externally, generally smart, though with a few marks and some light rubbing to the extremities. Front joint is starting. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Copperplate ink inscriptions to front pastedown and front free-endpaper. Pages are quite bright, but with some light spotting in places and some slight offsetting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

 


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