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Author Winterbotham, William, 1763-1829
Title Historical geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the American United States. Prospectus
America. [electronic resource] : To be completed in thirty-three numbers. On January 31, 1795, will be published, price 1s. Number I. To be continued weekly, containing a beautiful, correct, large whole sheet plan of the city of Washington, now building by order of the American Government, exquisitely engraved by Russell; and sixty-four pages of letter-press, of a geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of the present situation of the United States of America; comprehending a description of their extent, civil divisions, chief towns, climates, curiosities, soils, mountains, lakes, bays, rivers, springs, and islands, natural history, productions, population, character, government, constitutions of the different states, courts of justice, religion, literature, agriculture, commerce, and history. A copious and interesting account of the late war. General and particular description of the western territory, particularly of Kentucky: containing a minute description of the settlements now forming, engraved plans of the towns now marked out to be built, &c. The whole containing every thing that is valuable in the best authors, besides original communications of the utmost importance to those who are about to make purchases, or settle in that or any other part of the United States. By the Rev. W. Winterbotham, late assistant preacher at How's-lane Chapel, Plymouth
Imprint [London] : Printed for and sold by the Editor; H.D. Symonds, Pater-noster row: J. Ridgway, York Street, St. James Square, London; and D. Holt, Newark; also by all other booksellers, [1794]
Descript 4p. ; 8⁰
Note Drop-head title
"Printed for and sold by the editor; H. D. Symonds; J. Ridgway; and D. Holt, Newark"
At foot of title page: The whole of this work being printed off, may be had in four large vols. octavo, in boards, or in different sorts of binding, according to the will of the purchaser
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford)
English Short Title Catalog, T190138
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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