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John Smith; John Haviland; Robert Milbourne; James Reeve; Simon van de Pass; Samuel Harsnett; George Abbot; Samuel L M Barlow; Samuel Christie-Miller; Henry Edwards Huntington; Roderick T Terry; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||"The Epistle dedicatorie" to George Lord Arch-bishop of Canterbury and the Samuel Lord Arch-Bishop of Yorke, signed: John Smith --- p. .
Running title: Advertisements for the unexperienced, or the path-way to erect a plantation.
The map has title "New England The most remarqueable parts thus named by the high and mighty Prince Charles, now King of great Britaine", imprint "London printed by Iames Reeue", and is signed "Simon Passæus sculpsit". For the states see Sabin 82819 and 82823, and Church 419.
Chapters XI and XII are devoted to the settlement of Salem and Charlton (Charlestown).
Errata note (2 lines) at foot of p. 40.
Signatures: A-F⁴ (B3 missigned B2).
Coat of arms with motto "Gens in cognita mihi serviet" on verso of title page; seal of Sigismund Bathori and Smith's coat of arms on p. 1; head-pieces, initials and printed marginalia.
Library copy: Folded map has oval portrait of John Smith in upper left hand corner with inscription around it "The portraictuer of Captayne Iohn Smith Admirall of Nevv England". The map is in its eighth state.--Church 419.
Library copy: From the libraries of Samuel Christie-Miller, Henry E. Huntington and Roderick T. Terry. With Terry's armorial bookplate.
|Description:||, 40 p.,  folded leaf of plates : map ; 18 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Advertisements for the unexperienced planters of New England or anywhere
Advertisements for the unexperienced planters of New-England, or any where
Path-way to experience to erect a plantation
Advertisements for the unexperienced, or the path-way to erect a plantation
New England the most remarqueable parts thus named by the high and mighty Prince Charles, now King of great Britaine
|Responsibility:||By Captaine Iohn Smith, sometimes governour of Virginia, and admirall of Nevv-England.|
- New England -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
- New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- Massachusetts -- History -- New Plymouth, 1620-1691.
- Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- Charlestown (Boston, Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Charlestown.
- Massachusetts -- Salem.
- New England.