An account of the European settlements in America

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Burke, Edmund, 1729?-1797.
Burke, William, 1730-1798.
CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. 32609
An account of the European settlements in America : in six parts : 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 ..
London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ..., 1757.
FC 02 0203 no. 32609
France -- Colonies -- America.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.
Denmark -- Colonies -- America.
Netherlands -- Colonies -- America.
France -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Danemark -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Pays-Bas -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. 32608-32610.
"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."
Volume I contains parts I to IV; Volume II, parts V and VI and the Contents to the whole.
First edition.
Probably the joint work of Edmund and William Burke, but usually attributed to the former, who called himself merely the revisor of his kinsman's work.--Cf. Dict. nat. biog.; Sabin, Bibl. Amer.
4 microfiches (172 fr.) : map.