London. 1803. Four volumes. Includes four folding maps and a folding plate. Contemporary blue boards with paper spines. Quite clean internally. Near fine and in original condition. Untrimmed. Item #WRCAM43686
The tenth edition, after the first of 1777. The first edition of this work told the story of the discovery of America and the conquests of Mexico and Peru, using original sources. In the posthumous edition of 1796 material on Virginia and New England was added, included in subsequent editions. "Most highly regarded secondary source of its time..." - Howes. This edition is not noted in Howes. A lovely set in the original binding. HOWES R358 (ref).