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The American Traveller [electronic resource]: Being a New Historical Collection Carefully Compiled From Original Memoirs in Several Languages, and the Most Authentic Voyages and Travels, Containing a Compleat Account of That Part of the World, Now Called the West Indies, From Its Discovery by Columbus to the Present Time : Illustrated With the Heads of the Most Eminent Admirals, Commanders, and Travellers, Neatly Engraved : To Which Is Prefixed an Introduction, Shewing the Rise, Progress, and Improvement of Navigation, the Use and Properties of the Loadstone, and an Enquiry Concerning the First Inhabitants of America : With an Account of Admiral Vernons Taking Porto Bello, Fort Chagre, and Carthagenna .

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EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : Printed and sold by J. Fuller, 1743.
Language
English
Description
1 preliminary leaf, xiii, 14-398 pages : 2 plates, 2 portrait (including frontispiece) ; 18 cm
Notes
  • "The work was published in numbers [1741] and appears to be the commencement of an extensive work, but of which no more than this volume appeared. It commences with a long introduction on the rise, progress and improvement of navigation, which is followed by book I., divided into two chapters ; one on the peopling of America, and the other, which concludes the book, containing an account of the voyages of Columbus."--Rich, Bibl. amer. nova, v. 1, p. 65.
  • Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
  • Sabin no. 1250.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2005 miunns
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