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Author Winterbotham, William, 1763-1829
Title Historical geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the American United States. Prospectus
America. To be completed in thirty numbers. On Saturday June 28, 1794, will be published, Price One Shilling, number I. To be continued weekly, containing, a beautiful, correct, large whole sheet plan of the city of Washington, now buillding by order of the American Government, exquisitely engraved by Russell; and sixty-four pages of letter-press, elegantly printed in Octavo, on a fine wove demy paper; of a geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the present situtation of the United Staes of America. [electronic resource] : Comprehending a description of the United States, their extent, civil divisions, chief towns, climates, curiousities, soils, mountains, lakes, bays, rivers, springs and Islands, natural history, productions, population, character, government, provincial consitutions, courts of justice, religion, literature, agriculture, commerce, and history. Copius and interesting account of the late war. General and particular description of the Western Territory, Kentucky, &c. &c. &c. To which is prefixed, a general account of the discovery of America, by Columbus; general description of the whole continent of America, and the numerous tribes of American Indians, their-manners, customs, &c. &c. and to which is added, a view of the present state of the Spanish, French, English, Portuguese, and Dutch possessions in America and the West-India Islands. Also, an appendix, containing various interesting and valuable papers and instructions relative to cultivating tobacco, rice, maize, sugar, maple tree, &c. &c. Illustrated with numerous large maps, charts, and plates, including an extensive number of elegant and accurate representations of the most remarkable quadrupeds, brids, fishes, reptiles, &c. &c. peculiar to the American Continent. Compiled from the best and most recent authorities, and from various original and authentic communications. By the Rev. W. Winterbotham, late assistant-preacher at How-Lane Chapel, Plymouth
Imprint [London] : Printed for and sold by the editor; H.D. Symonds, Pater-Noster-Row; J. Ridgway, York-street, St. James's-Square, London; and D. Holt, Newark. Sold also by all other booksellers, newscarriers, &c. in Great-Britain and Ireland, [1794]
Descript [2]p. ; 1/4⁰
Note The publication of 'An historical geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the American United States' was completed in 1795
Reproduction of original from National Library of Wales
Cf. t131074
English Short Title Catalog, T222445
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Subject United States -- History -- 18th century
Prospectuses. rbgenr
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