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An account of the European settlements in America : in six parts ... : 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 : in two volumes. Preview this item
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An account of the European settlements in America : in six parts ... : 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 : in two volumes.

Author: Edmund Burke; William Burke; James Dodsley
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, M.DCC.LXXVII. [1777]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The sixth editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Burke; William Burke; James Dodsley
OCLC Number: 4781541
Notes: Vol. 2 includes Pt. VII, British North America.
Probably the joint work of Edmund and William Burke, but usually attributed to the former, who called himself merely the reviser of his kinsman's work. cf. Dict. nat. biog.; Sabin, Bibl. amer.
Head- and tail-pieces, factota.
Description: 2 volumes : maps ; 22 cm (8vo)
Contents: (from title page) 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.

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